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December Meetup - The Leavers by Lisa Ko
Let's meet early Dec to avoid the holidays - we'll combine the Nov and Dec meeting and meet in early Dec Let's meet and discuss The Leavers by Lisa Ko 3.86 rating on goodreads 352 pages One morning, Deming Guo’s mother, an undocumented Chinese immigrant named Polly, goes to her job at the nail salon and never comes home. No one can find any trace of her. With his mother gone, eleven-year-old Deming is left with no one to care for him. He is eventually adopted by two white college professors who move him from the Bronx to a small town upstate. They rename him Daniel Wilkinson in their efforts to make him over into their version of an “all-American boy.” But far away from all he’s ever known, Daniel struggles to reconcile his new life with his mother’s disappearance and the memories of the family and community he left behind. Set in New York and China, The Leavers is a vivid and moving examination of borders and belonging. It’s the story of how one boy comes into his own when everything he’s loved has been taken away--and how a mother learns to live with the mistakes of her past. This powerful debut is the winner of the 2016 PEN/Bellwether Prize for fiction, awarded by Barbara Kingsolver for a novel that addresses issues of social justice

Le Boulanger

20488 Stevens Creek Boulevard · Cupertino, CA

What we're about

We are a women's book club that has been meeting for several years. We meet on Saturday afternoons - usually the 3rd Saturday of the month in Cupertino. We read a variety of types of books, typically fiction. We were off Meetup for a while, but have decided to move the group back onto Meetup.

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