Museum Reads Book Club
This free book club meets for discussion at the museum on the 2nd Wednesday of the Month from February to October and starts at 6:15 pm.
2018's curated book list features titles and themes inspired by the history, people, and culture of Benton County, Washington State, and the Pacific Northwest. Drop in on the books that interest you or attend all 9 gatherings.
This book club is for those who are curious about our local and regional history! #BeCurious #DiscoverHistory through a good book and fun company!
The club is open to both Society Members and the public.
Book Summary: Beyond Sand Creek Bridge by Scott Wyatt
“1882. Northern Pacific Railroad Camp, Idaho Territory… The body of Sheriff Roger Langston is found beneath the Sand Creek Bridge. Chinese railroad worker Wong Hok-Ling is charged with murder days after the unexpected arrival of his fiancée, Mei-Yin, who has escaped her unscrupulous father and stowed away aboard a ship bound for America. Jason McQuade, the territory's newest lawyer, must defend the accused, but after encountering the beautiful Mei-Yin how far is he willing to go--what sacrifices will he make--to save his client's life?” –Goodreads