LEC Book Club - The Bandit Queens
- Date: Thursday, June 8, 2023 - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
- Date: Thursday, June 22, 2023 - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
We will be having two ZOOM meetings for the hit book, The Bandit Queens.
First 20 Students to register will get a free copy of the book!
Come chat about this amazing book for an hour at the beginning and at the end of the reading process! Meeting Dates are:
- June 8 at 7 P.M.
- June 22 at 7 P.M.
The Bandit Queens is "A radically feel-good story about the murder of no-good husbands by a cast of unsinkable women." - THE NEW YORK TIMES .
The summary of the book is as follows:
Geeta's no-good husband disappeared five years ago. She didn't kill him, but everyone thinks she did--no matter how much she protests.
But she soon discovers that being known as a "self-made" widow has some surprising perks. No one messes with her, no one threatens her, and no one tries to control (ahem, marry) her. It's even been good for her business; no one wants to risk getting on her bad side by not buying her jewelry.
Freedom must look good on Geeta, because other women in the village have started asking for her help to get rid of their own no-good husbands...but not all of them are asking nicely.
Now that Geeta's fearsome reputation has become a double-edged sword, she must decide how far to go to protect it, along with the life she's built. Because even the best-laid plans of would-be widows tend to go awry.
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Posted on May 18, 2023