Friday, June 26, 2020

The Fields, by Conrad Richter—July 31, 2020

The next meeting of Great Books KC will be July 31, 2020. 

Meeting Content:
We'll be discussing "The Fields," from Awakening Land Trilogy, by Conrad Richter

Meeting Time and Place:
Zoom on-line conference
—an email with link to join will be sent the day prior to meeting.
—If you wish to receive an invitation and haven't attended a meeting recently, send request by email to
Date: July 31, 2020
Time: 7:00 pm

Description of Book:
The Fields is a 1946 novel by Conrad Richter and the second work in his trilogy The Awakening Land. It continues the story of the characters Portius and Sayward Luckett Wheeler begun in the novel The Trees.

In Case You Have Trouble Obtaining a Copy of the Book:
An e-book copy can be accessed from the Sunflower eLibrary (Overdrive) through Bonner Springs Library. Jack Granath has offered to facilitate issuing library cards and access to the e-book.
Jack's telephone number at the Bonner Springs Library is 913-441-2665.
Ask for Jack Granath and he can make arrangements of issuing a library cards which will enable access to the e-book.


Clif Hostetler said...

Here's a link that describes the meaning of the term "bound boy." This link was provided to me by Don Pepper.

Clif Hostetler said...

Here's a link to Clif Hostetler's review of "The Fields" by Conrad Richter: