Texas Tech University

OLLI Book Club: "The Sentence" by Louise Erdrich

Dates: July 20, 2022

Meets: W from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

In-Person Fee: $15.00

There are still openings remaining at this time.


Please note: this course requires membership in Abilene Membership or Abilene Membership or Fredericksburg Membership or Fredericksburg Membership or Highland Lakes Membership or Highland Lakes Membership or Jefferson Membership or Jefferson Membership or Lubbock Membership or Lubbock Membership

How powerful can words be? Do they have power beyond the grave? Pulitzer prize-winning author Louise Erdrich’s most recent novel explores the power of words in the haunting of a small independent bookstore in Minneapolis. Set amidst the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic and the George Floyd riots, Flora, an American-Indian wannabe, suddenly dies. But she can’t stop visiting the bookstore and haunting her favorite book clerk, an ex-con named Tookie. Why is Flora so focused on Tookie? What did she know that could cause Tookie to come unglued?
Fee: $15.00

Fee Breakdown

Course Fee (Basic)In-Person Fee$ 15.00
Course Fee (Alternate)Online Fee$ 10.00

Linda Oakes Walker

Linda Oakes Walker, a graduate of McMurry University in Abilene, is a retired high school English teacher who also taught GED classes in the Texas prison system.


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