Book signing - The Boy with a Bamboo Heart

Presented by: Chantal Jauvin

Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Ottawa native and author Chantal Jauvin presents “The Boy with a Bamboo Heart”. Winner of the Book of the Lunar Year 2016 and finalist for the Next Generation Indie Book Awards.This is the true story of a boy orphaned at the age of 5 in rural Thailand. Lek was thrust into a life-long struggle to find his place in the world. He survived by begging for food, was recruited to fight as a boy soldier, attempted suicide and through a chance encounter found hope. Not only is he the founder of Thai credit unions, he created FORDEC, a charity which cares for destitute children. This is no ordinary book, it is the inspiring story of one man’s journey to find his true calling in the face of unspeakable adversity.

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Ages: All ages
Language: English and French

Admission: Free

Venue: Richcraft Theatre
Genre: Special Event


April 27 at 7:30 pm