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Book Club: Six Gun Snow White

  • Thursday, April 19, 2018
  • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Geek Girls Headquarters 24509 Walnut St #203 Newhall, CA 91321

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    Don't forget to bring any unfinished craft projects you might have from other GGF meetings! We will have supplies and materials available for all attendees who want to finish up the projects they started!
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    Don't forget to bring any unfinished craft projects you might have from other GGF meetings! We will have supplies and materials available for all attendees who want to finish up the projects they started!

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We're stretching our reading range and picked a fantasy western for the month of April.  This month we'll be reading Six Gun Snow White by Catherynne M. Valente. 

Forget the dark, enchanted forest. Picture instead a masterfully evoked Old West where you are more likely to find coyotes as the seven dwarves. Insert into this scene a plain-spoken, appealing narrator who relates the history of our heroine’s parents—a Nevada silver baron who forced the Crow people to give up one of their most beautiful daughters, Gun That Sings, in marriage to him. Although her mother’s life ended as hers began, so begins a remarkable tale: equal parts heartbreak and strength. This girl has been born into a world with no place for a half-native, half-white child. After being hidden for years, a very wicked stepmother finally gifts her with the name Snow White, referring to the pale skin she will never have. Filled with fascinating glimpses through the fabled looking glass and a close-up look at hard living in the gritty gun-slinging West, this is an utterly enchanting story…at once familiar and entirely new.

Member or Non-member - this meeting is FREE.

Feel free to stay for our Graphic Novel discussion right after this meeting at 8:30pm!

Get the details on our Book Club here.

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