Kids | Family,
You are invited to meet Amy Kwei, author of A Concubine for the Family.The “book-fragrant” and scholarly Huangs lack a son...Purple Jade has produced only two girls...In hopes of saving the family’s honor, Purple Jade decides to get her husband, Righteous Virture, a concubine. Enjoy the discussion and refreshments marking Chinese New Year!Copies of the book will be available for purchase.
An adept stylist and storyteller, Kwei weaves this tale of upper-class China in upheaval…This is a novel that casts its own unique spell. —Kirkus ReviewsNo charge | 203-946-8835 In the event of snow this program will be held on Saturday, Feb. 16. Please call the library to check! 203-946-8130