Tuesday Online Book Club | 27 October
Start: Tuesday, 27 Oct 2020 at 10:30AM
Finish: Tuesday, 27 Oct 2020 at 11:30AM
Cost: Free. Booking Required
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It's an online book club and you're invited! Download the audiobook from RB Digital with your library membership then book online to receive your invitation to a Zoom meeting where we will discuss the book.
The White Girl /Tony Birch
Join us for Tuesday morning Online Book Club to discuss this novel exploring the depths we will go to in order to save the people we love.
Odette Brown has lived her whole life on the fringes of a small country town. After her daughter disappeared and left her with her granddaughter Sissy to raise on her own, Odette has managed to stay under the radar of the welfare authorities who are removing fair-skinned Aboriginal children from their families. When a new policeman arrives in town, determined to enforce the law, Odette must risk everything to save Sissy and protect everything she loves. In The White Girl, Miles-Franklin-shortlisted author Tony Birch shines a spotlight on the 1960s and the devastating government policy of taking Indigenous children from their families.
Download the Audiobook
How to Participate
Borrow and download the audiobook from RB Digital with your library membership. Of course, you're welcome to source your own copy in another format if you prefer.
We'll meet online using Zoom. Numbers are limited so that all participants have a chance to share their thoughts.
Book your place and we’ll send you a Zoom link to join the meeting. Join the meeting from 10am for a 10.30am start. (Watch a video tutorial on how to join a Zoom meeting)
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