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Jun 2016/ Jul 2016 Group Reads - The Killing Season by Mason Cross and The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain _ _ _ _ _

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The Postman Always Rings Twice
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* Jun / Jul 2016 Group Read Selection - The Killing Season by Mason Cross
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* Jun / Jul 2016 Group Read Selection - The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain
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