Greater Washington Coalition for Jewish Life

Coalition’s READING ROOM: “Year of Wonders” by Geraldine Brooks (live)


July 6, 2023    
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

An unforgettable tale, set in 17th century England, of a village that quarantines itself to arrest the spread of the plague. When an infected bolt of cloth carries the plague from London to this village, a housemaid named Anna Frith emerges as an unlikely heroine and healer.

The book is inspired by the true story of this village, called Eyam, in the rugged hill country of England Brooks blends love and learning, loss and renewal into a spellbinding and unforgettable read.

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