Creative Reading Book Club

Creative Reading
 
There will be a discussion revolving around informative fiction and non-fiction. Although the group consists mainly of "matured" adults, folks of all ages are welcome. Meetings will be on the second or first Friday of every month.
 
April 2017 Selection
 
Next Meeting: Friday, April 7th at 1:00pm
 
 
 
Book Description:
Survival for Ki Lim and Sang Ly is a daily battle at Stung Meanchey, the largest municipal waste dump in all of Cambodia. They make their living scavenging recyclables from the trash. Life would be hard enough without the worry for their chronically ill child, Nisay, and the added expense of medicines that are not really working. Just when things seem most bleak, Sang Ly learns a secret about the hated, ill-tempered woman, the "the rent collector"-she can read Reluctantly she agrees to teach Sang Ly and does so with the sameharshness she applied to her collection duties until they both learn how literacyhas the power to instill hope and transcend circumstance.Based on a true story, set in the abject poverty of Cambodia against the backdrop of political oppression and the atrocities of the Khmer Rouge.
The Rent Collector by Camron Wright

 

 

Event date: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 1:00pm
Event address: 
The Doylestown Bookshop
16 S Main St.
Doylestown, PA 18901
The Rent Collector Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781609077051
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Shadow Mountain - October 2013

April 2017 Selection


The Heart of a Woman Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780812980325
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Trade - April 21st, 2009

May 2017 Selection