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85 Queen: An Evening with Lisa See

  • Kitchener Public Library 85 Queen Street North Kitchener, ON, N2H 2H1 Canada (map)

The KPL and Words Worth are happy to present Lisa See!

We’re thrilled to welcome international bestselling author Lisa See as she launches her newest novel, The Island of Sea Women

Ms. See’s latest novel deftly explores the complexities of female friendship and introduces readers to the remarkably strong and spirited female divers of Jeju Island. It’s also an eye-opening portrait of a country ravaged by decades of conflict and unrest, and a searing examination of the effects that foreign intervention can have on the evolution of a nation and of course individual lives. It asks the eternal questions: How do we find forgiveness? Can we find forgiveness? Booklist has called the novel, “A stupendous multigenerational family saga, See’s latest also provides an enthralling cultural anthropology highlighting the soon-to-be-lost, matriarchal haenyeo phenomenon and an engrossing history of violently tumultuous twentieth-century Korea… Stupendous…Mesmerizing.”

Earlier Event: March 14
Blomkvist Wannabes
Later Event: March 26
Words Worth Book Club