Les Navigateurs de la Littérature : Ru, Kim Thúy

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03/14/2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location
Alliance Française Mpls/St Paul


Le club est ouvert à tous !
 
Practice your reading skills and comprehension with les Navigateurs de la Littérature. We talk about the story of the book, the things we liked or disliked about this book. Members are welcome to ask questions about the things they did not understand when they read the story first. Everyone selects their favorite extract, reads it out loud and we discuss this special passage. The discussion will be in French!
 
Returning readers and newcomers are all invited to attend and discuss.
 
The group discusses a different book at each meeting.
This month’s selection is: Ru, by Kim Thúy
Synopsis:

The novel tells the tale of a woman, An Tinh Nguyen, born in Saigon in 1968 during the Tet Offensive who immigrates to Canada with her family as a child.

The book flits between her childhood in Vietnam where she was born into a large and wealthy family, her time as a boat person when she left her country for a refugee camp in Malaysia, and her life as an early immigrant in Granby, Quebec.

Kim Thúy will be our guest during le Mois de la Francophonie 2018.

The book can be purchased on Amazon or Albertine and the AFMSP library.
 
This group usually meets the second Wednesday of every month.
 
 
Free!


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