Parkville Book Club
Thursday May 31, 2018
1:30 PM until 2:30 PM
Copies of the book will be available to registered patrons for pickup at the branch of their choice.
Participants must be registered by the first of the month in order to guarantee recieving that months discussion before the discussion.
Please register by Phone at ext. 273
April's Selection: The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
Four mothers, four daughters, four families whose histories shift with the four winds depending on who's "saying" the stories. In 1949 four Chinese women, recent immigrants to San Francisco, begin meeting to eat dim sum, play mahjong, and talk. United in shared unspeakable loss and hope, they call themselves the Joy Luck Club. Rather than sink into tragedy, they choose to gather to raise their spirits and money. "To despair was to wish back for something already lost. Or to prolong what was already unbearable." Forty years later the stories and history continue
Location: Parkville Branch Library Community Room
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