VERO BEACH - Dr. Jacqueline Jacobs, United Way and Laura Riding Jackson Foundation board member, will review The Tenth Muse: A Novel by Catherine Chung, at the Nov. 4 American Association of University Women, Vero Beach Branch book review breakfast. Admission and breakfast are free.

The AAUW Vero Beach Branch has been sponsoring book review breakfasts since 1984. At the breakfasts, donations of new and used pre-K books are accepted to stock four Little Free Libraries around Indian River County.

The book to be explored on Nov. 4, The Tenth Muse, is about a girl in the 1950s Midwest who discovers she has keen mathematical skills. When she seeks to prove the “Riemann Hypothesis,” one of history’s great unsolved mathematical problems, her quest takes her down a path to uncover her own true identity, as well as long lost World War II secrets.

AAUW Vero Beach Branch is a 501(c) (3) charitable organization focused on promoting equality for all women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.

AAUW provides four annual $1,200 scholarships to women who complete their AA degree at Indian River State College and go on to pursue a B.A. The group also provides an annual $500 endowment administered by the IRSC Foundation.

The Vero Beach Branch of AAUW was established in 1964 by Lenore Feibel and Dorothy Forbes. Today the branch has about 150 members.

Dr. Jacqueline Jacobs reviews The Tenth Muse on Mon., Nov. 4, from 9:30-11 a.m., at the Richardson Center, Indian River State College, 6155 College Lane, Vero Beach. All AAUW book review breakfasts are open to the public.

Upcoming book review breakfasts, all on Mondays at 9:30 a.m., are Dec. 2, Ginie Meadows reviews Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfort and Joy; Jan. 6, AAUW member review of The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt; Feb. 3, Evelyn Mayerson reviews Their Eyes Were Watching God; March 2, Lanie D’Alessandro reviews The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes The World.

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