In a novel reminiscent of the work of Penelope Lively, Anne Tyler, and Alice Munro, acclaimed author Marina Endicott gives us one of the most profound and most memorable reads of the year. Absorbed in her own failings, Clara Purdy crashes her life into a sharp left turn, taking the young family in the other car along with her. When bruises on the mother, Lorraine, prove to be late-stage cancer, Claraagainst all habit and comfortmoves the three children and their terrible grandmother into her own house. Join London Food Bank co-executive Jane Roy and Jonathan Vance, Canada's Research Chair in Conflict and Culture as they promote this "London Reads" contender and Giller Prize finalist for 2010. Open to all (even if you haven't read the book yet!) Cosponsored with Rogers TV, Alumni Western & The Book Store at Western. (asilya)
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