Daytime Discussion: “Passage” by Connie Willis
May 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 amFree
In May, we’ll be reading “Passage” by Connie Willis. We’ll meet on Monday, May 15 at 10:30am in the Fiction Room of the Library. After April 17, you can pick up a copy of the book selection from the Circulation Desk or call the Library at 860-582-3121 to make arrangements for curbside pickup. Large type and audiobook on CD are also available for this title. This title is not available on hoopla.
You may register for this program by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. New members are always welcome!
Synopsis: Dr. Joanna Lander is a psychologist specializing in near-death experiences. She is about to get help from a new doctor with the power to give her the chance to get as close to death as anyone can.
A brilliant young neurologist, Dr. Richard Wright has come up with a way to manufacture the near-death experience using a psychoactive drug. Joanna’s first NDE is as fascinating as she imagined — so astounding that she knows she must go back, if only to find out why that place is so hauntingly familiar.
But each time Joanna goes under, her sense of dread begins to grow, because part of her already knows why the experience is so familiar, and why she has every reason to be afraid.
Yet just when Joanna thinks she understands, she’s in for the biggest surprise of all — ashattering scenario that will keep you feverishly reading until the final climactic page.