The next discussion for the book club sponsored by the Utah State Library for the Blind and Disabled will be Tuesday, January 12 at 2 p.m. Mountain Time.
We had lots of books of interest, so you’ll have more choices than usual. Read any you are interested in, then we’ll talk about what participants bring up.
Twentieth century drifter : the life of Marty Robbins
By Diane Diekman
This was on the list for November, but we didn’t discuss it. It will be available for comment in January if participants want to do so.
Me & Patsy, kickin’ up dust : My friendship with Patsy Cline
By Loretta Lynn
A country music legend looks back on her friendship with fellow icon Patsy Cline, who died at age thirty-one in 1963. They met when Lynn’s career was just getting started, but Cline was a star. Cline became a friend and mentor who was taken too soon. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II
By Vicki Croke
Tells the story of British WW I veteran James Howard “Billy” Williams, who found his calling working with logging elephants in Burma. When WW II broke out, Williams used his strong bond with the animals to lead the Elephant Company, which was instrumental in defeating the Japanese who invaded Burma. 2014
DBC11619 (Abbie recommended this book)
When you can’t believe your eyes : vision loss and personal recovery
By Hannah Fairbairn
With a special emphasis on the challenges faced by seniors with failing vision, this highly practical how-to focuses on practical, social, and personal recovery for adults who are losing their sight. 2019