Anna Solomon's ('94) new book, Leaving Lucy Pearwas released at the beginning of this summer.
Anna will be holding a reading of Leaving Lucy Pear on the Waring campus on December the 14th. The book, set in prohibition-era Cape Ann tells the story of two women living on different sides of Gloucester.
"In mesmerizing prose, award-winning author Anna Solomon weaves together an unforgettable group of characters as their lives collide on the New England coast. Set against one of America's most turbulent decades, Leaving Lucy Pear delves into questions of class, freedom, and the meaning of family, establishing Anna Solomon as one of our most captivating storytellers."
The Waring School offers a highly demanding college-preparatory education, for grades 6-12, which stresses liberal arts in the setting of a supportive school community. The Waring atmosphere is one in which both teachers and students want to learn and believe that school is not an end in itself but is the beginning of a lifelong learning process.