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Books Thu Apr 14 2011

Wizard of Oz: Book or Movie? Discuss

wizard of oz.jpgIn 2008 the Book Club read L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, a book which some of us (me) were only familiar with owing to its movie fame. We read the book because Baum spent a good amount of time in Chicago and the story was inspiried by the World's Fair. The Bonner Springs City Library in Kansas, however, read the book for another location-related reason. They also watched the movie and discussed the differences, merits, and failures of both. Booklist's Book Group Buzz offers some of their thoughts.

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