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Afternoon Book Club

March 17, 2023 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Fight Night by Miriam Toews

Fight Night is told in the unforgettable voice of Swiv, a nine-year-old living in Toronto with her pregnant mother, who is raising Swiv while caring for her own elderly, frail, yet extraordinarily lively mother. When Swiv is expelled from school, Grandma takes on the role of teacher and gives her the task of writing to Swiv’s absent father about life in the household during the last trimester of the pregnancy. In turn, Swiv gives Grandma an assignment: to write a letter to “Gord,” her unborn grandchild (and Swiv’s soon-to-be brother or sister). “You’re a small thing,” Grandma writes to Gord, “and you must learn to fight.

 

Everyone is welcome.  We meet in the homes of members and the logistics of our meetings change frequently. Please contact Lavonne Swanson for the time and location of the meeting.

Details

Date:
March 17, 2023
Time:
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Event Category:

Venue

TBD

Organizers

Gloria Kapp
Lavonne Swanson