The Bangor Public Library is among a handful of libraries around the state tryin
The Bangor Public Library is among a handful of libraries around the state trying to get an entire community reading the same book, as happened in Chicago, which used "To Kill a Mockingbird" as a springboard for community discussion. Bangor has settled on "Killer Angels," a 1974 Pulitzer Prize winning fictional account of the Battle of Gettysburg, featuring Brewer native Joshua Chamberlain. Killer Angels was written by Michael Saara. Librarian Anne Miller of the Maine Central Institute in Pittsfield says her advisory group has chosen "The Things They Carried," by Tim O'Brien. The book was chosen, in part, because he appeals to men and boys, a "tough-sell" reading audience.
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Haskell, Meg, "The Bangor Public Library is among a handful of libraries around the state tryin" (2001). Maine News Index – Maine Times. 5659.