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Get Lit: The Dispossed

By Maria Levetzow

The Dispossessed by Ursula LeGuin

Tuesday, February 13, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Shevek, a brilliant physicist, decides to take action. he will seek answers, question the unquestionable, and attempt to tear down the walls of hatred that have isolated his planet of anarchists from the rest of the civilized universe. To do this dangerous task will mean giving up his family and possibly his life. Shevek must make the unprecedented journey to the utopian mother planet, Anarres, to challenge the complex structures of life and living, and ignite the fires of change.

Get Lit is a book discussion group for those adventurous souls who would like to read a little something different. We meet at Coffee Hound (3451 Devils Glen Road). No reservations are needed, and participants do not need to finish the book or like the book to join in the discussion. For more information, please call the 563-344-4179 or email dotten@bettendorf.org. Get Lit is supported by the Friends of the Bettendorf Library.