Own Voices Book Discussion

Event Type: Adults
Date: 10/20/2021
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
 [Online] How to Pronounce Knife by Souvankham Thammavongsa. In this stunning debut, the author captures the day-to-day lives of immigrants and refugees in a nameless city, illuminating the hopes, disappointments, love affairs, and above all, the pursuit of a place to belong. An ex-boxer turned nail salon worker falls for a pair of immaculate hands; a mother and daughter harvest earthworms in the middle of the night; a country music-obsessed housewife abandons her family for fantasy; and a young girl's love for her father transcends language. Finalist for the 2021 National Book Critics Circle Award.

The Own Voices Book Discussion reads books by authors of marginalized or under-represented groups who write about their own experiences and perspectives.

Get e-book from cloudLibrary, Libby/OverDrive, or check out the book from the library (Vernon Area library card required).

Vernon Area Public Library cardholders can visit the Adult Desk to pick up an Interlibrary loan copy of the book (while supplies last); registration required.

Register below. Email address required; you will receive an invitation with instructions on how to log in to the online discussion.

On the Vernon Library app: TAP HERE to register for this program.
   Vernon Area Public Library
Location: ONLINE
Contact: Adult Desk
Contact Number: 224-543-1485
Presenter: Jessica
Status: Closed

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