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Senior Planet Book Club: A Long Petal of the Sea

Welcome to our fourth week’s discussion of…

A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende

We finished the book. What did you think? What do you hope to see happen? Start discussing in the comments below! 

Join us on Thursday, February 4th at 4pm EST for our discussion about the whole book over Zoom.

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3 responses to “Senior Planet Book Club: A Long Petal of the Sea

  1. I really resent the replacement of knowledge and genuine compassion with kitschy self-serving comparisons.
    There are huge differences between 20th-century European horror and the current circumstances in Latin America, and pretending otherwise is indecent.
    dr anna

  2. The tragedy of war in Europe and Latin America is the same, it confront us with our responsibility to protect those suffering, the acceptance of migrants, and the struggle to integrate new comers to allow them to become positive additions to a society. At the end all humans dream the same and search to build a life in a place that gives them the chance to begin again in a new land. The resilience of humankind move by ideals and love are shown from the beginning of the book.
    Neruda’s poems and President Allende’s friendship with the poet are recorded in the Chilean history.
    A book worth reading.

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