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Page Turners Book Club

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The Rent Collector by Camron Wright

Thursday, November 19th at 5pm on Zoom.

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Join us on Zoom to discuss “The Rent Collector” by Camron Wright:
Survival for Ki Lim and Sang Ly is a daily battle at Stung Meanchey, the largest municipal waste dump in all of Cambodia. They make their living scavenging recyclables from the trash. Life would be hard enough without the worry for their chronically ill child, Nisay, and the added expense of medicines that are not working. Just when things seem worst, Sang Ly learns a secret about the ill-tempered rent collector who comes demanding money–a secret that sets in motion a tide that will change the life of everyone it sweeps past. The Rent Collector is a story of hope, of one womans journey to save her son and another womans chance at redemption. It demonstrates that even in a dump in Cambodia–perhaps especially in a dump in Cambodia–everyone deserves a second chance.

Page Turners Book Club meets the third Thursday of the month at 5pm. We will be virtual (Zoom) until further notice.

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