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Celebrating Seniors – Book Discussion

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March 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Thursday March 21, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Port Macquarie Library
32 Grant St
Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444 Australia

Borrow the book – Mrs Winterbottom’s takes a Gap Year – and join us for a special book club discussion on Thursday 21st March at 2.00pm.

We will be showing a video from author Joanna Nell talking about the writing of her new release.

Joanna Nell is the internationally published, bestselling author of five novels. She is also a doctor and an advocate for positive ageing.

Her short fiction has won numerous awards and been published in magazines, journals and short story anthologies including Award Winning Australian Writing. She has also written for The Sydney Morning Herald’s Spectrum and Sunday Life magazines.

Originally from the UK, Joanna lives on Sydney’s Northern Beaches in a mostly empty nest with her husband and a creaky Labrador.

 

Mrs Winterbottom takes a gap year by Joanna Nell

A witty and touching tale about mismatched expectations and living life in the moment, from the bestselling author of The Tea Ladies of St Jude’s Hospital

Husband and wife GPs Alan and Heather Winterbottom have worked side by side in their idyllic rural practice for over forty years but now they’ve decided to hang up their stethoscopes and retire. Joy! Celebration! Or not . . . Heather dreams of exploring the Greek Islands, of escaping the shackles of her routine life and embracing an exciting new adventure. Alan dreams of growing his own vegetables.

When things come to a head at a family lunch, Heather announces that she has decided to take a year off. From her old life, from her marriage – from Alan. Alone in beautiful Greece, Heather embarks on her very own odyssey – complete with unforgettable experiences, pitfalls and temptations. But could what’s waiting for her back in Netherwood be Heather’s biggest adventure yet?

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Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444 Australia
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