Starting Sept 22, join our Zoom meeting each week at noon to listen as we read aloud and have a meaningful discussion of the topics presented in each chapter of the book.

Register at: https://kckpl.librarymarket.com/beautiful-country
Can’t make it? We’ll be recording the readings and posting them here each week. (Below poster)

Week 1 Recording:
https://youtu.be/CMLsP47wNFg (How It Began – Chapter 3) 1 hour, 4 minutes

Week 1 Discussion Questions:
1.   Wang gives glimpses of generational trauma and how it has influenced the people in Beautiful Country. How did the experiences of Ba Ba’s family contribute to his decision to leave China?

2. Ba Ba’s decision to leave his homeland and family for something better is a familiar one for many immigrants. What sort of expectations do you think Ba Ba had when he made this decision?