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March Book Club: Counterfeit by Kirstin Chen

March 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

3:00 p.m., Thursday, March 28, 2024
Counterfeit by Kirstin Chen

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Counterfeit by Kirstin ChenAva Wong, a Chinese-American lawyer, seems to have a perfect life with a successful surgeon husband, a son, and a beautiful home. However, her marriage is crumbling, her law degree goes unused, and her toddler’s tantrums are overwhelming.

Winnie Fang, Ava’s college roommate from China, reenters her life after two decades. Winnie, now confident and immersed in luxury, runs a counterfeit handbag scheme. She recruits Ava, who has a U.S. passport, to help. When their success is threatened, and Winnie disappears, Ava faces consequences.

“Counterfeit” is a swift, surprising, and sharp feminist caper challenging the model minority myth. It explores luxury goods, Chinese factories, and the aspirations of two determined women.

Please join us for all our upcoming in-person Book Club meetings. We also will offer Zoom platform meetings for those not comfortable meeting in person at this time.

To register, or if you have questions, please call 724-282-0123 or email info@maridon.org.

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Date:
March 28
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

The Maridon Museum
322 North McKean St., Butler, PA 16001
Butler, PA 16001 United States
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Phone
724.282.0123
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