Memoir Cures For Hunger recounts father’s criminal past
What: UBC Visiting Author Series
Who: Author Deni Y. Béchard
When: 3 p.m., Sunday, October 21
Where: Okanagan Public Library, 1380 Ellis St., Kelowna
Commonwealth Prize-winning author Deni Y. Béchard will read from his new memoir Cures For Hunger at 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 21, at the downtown Kelowna branch of the Okanagan Regional Library.
When Deni’s mother begrudgingly tells him that his father was once a bank robber, Deni is catapulted into years of experimenting with his own life of crime. Becoming increasingly obsessed with uncovering the criminal past André has kept from him, Deni moves to British Columbia and finds the father figure he both did and did not expect.
This free community event is the second of the 2012-2013 Visiting Author Series events hosted in downtown Kelowna by the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus, the UBC Bookstore, the Okanagan Regional Library and the Canada Council for the Arts.
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