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May Book Club: Fresh Water for Flowers by Valerie Perrin

Wednesday, May 18th at 6:30 pm. Maybe we can sit outside! 

A #1 international best-seller, Fresh Water for Flowers is an intimately told story about a woman who defiantly believes in happiness, despite it all.

Violette Toussaint is the caretaker at a cemetery in a small town in Bourgogne. Her life is lived to the predictable rhythms of the often funny, always moving confidences that casual mourners, regular visitors, and sundry colleagues share with her. Violette’s routine is disrupted one day by the arrival of Julien Sole—local police chief—who has come to scatter the ashes of his recently deceased mother on the gravesite of a complete stranger. It soon becomes clear that Julien’s inexplicable gesture is intertwined with Violette’s own complicated past.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 6:30pm
414 Elk Ave.
Crested Butte, CO 81224-0311
Fresh Water for Flowers Cover Image
ISBN: 9781609456764
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Europa Editions - May 4th, 2021