Caledon Public Library
Virtual Book Club: The Woo Woo

Thursday, May 21, 3:00 p.m.
Are you missing your book club?  Or looking for a new book to read and discuss?  Caledon Public Library is hosting a virtual book club.  We will be reading "The Woo Woo" by Lindsay Wong, available on Hoopla.  If you don’t already have a hoopla account, sign up for free with your library card and start reading or listening today.  Join us to share your opinions and hear what others thought of the book. Join Zoom Meeting on your computer or device:   OR                                    
Dial in : +1 587 328 1099 Canada Meeting ID: 815 3383 0414
Book Synopsis:
In this jaw-dropping, darkly comedic memoir, a young woman comes of age in a dysfunctional Asian family whose members blamed their woes on ghosts and demons when in fact they should have been on anti-psychotic meds. Lindsay Wong grew up with a paranoid schizophrenic grandmother and a mother who was deeply afraid of the 'woo-woo' - Chinese ghosts who come to visit in times of personal turmoil. Both a witty and touching memoir and harrowing honest depiction of the vagaries of mental illness, The Woo-Woo is a gut-wrenching and beguiling manual for surviving family, and oneself.


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