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Afternoon Book Club

March 26 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Breakfast at Sally s is a rare inside look at how the other America lives and how one man beaten down and alone was able to reconnect find good people and ultimately with their help to persevere Once a happily married businessman avid golfer and the proud owner of several luxury cars and three boats conservative minded Richard LeMieux saw his fortune change almost overnight In this astonishingly heartfelt memoir he describes his descent into homelessness and his struggle to survive personal and economic disaster Evicted from his home in 2002 and living with his dog Willow in a beat up old van LeMieux finds himself penniless and estranged from his family and friends He dines at the Salvation Army aka Sally s attempts suicide and is treated at a mental hospital where he is diagnosed with depression Writing on a secondhand manual typewriter first at a picnic table in a public park and then wherever

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Details

Date:
March 26
Time:
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Organizer

Polo Public Library
Phone:
815-946-2713
Email:
library@pololibrary.org
Website:
www.pololibrary.org

Venue

Polo Public Library
302 W Mason St
Polo, IL 61064 United States
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Phone:
815-946-2713
Website:
www.pololibrary.org