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Book Discussion of “The Displacements” (WL)

March 16 @ 2:00 pm


“The Displacements” by Bruce Holsinger
An adrenaline-fueled story of lives upended and transformed by an unprecedented catastrophe

To all appearances, the Larsen-Hall family has everything: healthy children, a stable marriage, a lucrative career for Brantley, and the means for Daphne to pursue her art full-time. Their deluxe new Miami life has just clicked into place when Luna—the world’s first category 6 hurricane—upends everything they have taken for granted.

When the storm makes landfall, it triggers a descent of another sort. Their home destroyed, two of its members missing, and finances abruptly cut off, the family finds everything they assumed about their lives now up for grabs. Swept into a mass rush of evacuees from across the American South, they are transported hundreds of miles to a FEMA megashelter where their new community includes an insurance-agent-turned-drug dealer, a group of vulnerable children, and a dedicated relief worker trying to keep the peace. Will “normal” ever return?

A suspenseful read plotted on a vast national tapestry, The Displacements thrillingly explores what happens when privilege is lost and resilience is tested in a swiftly changing world.
Join us on Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89880104486?pwd=dDNtTUkzY3JkWVpLaE9EdTViTUVwdz09

Meeting ID: 898 8010 4486

Passcode: 721714


March 16
2:00 pm


Williamsburg Library
515 Scotland St
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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