La Coloc'

►► NEW LOCATION: La Coloc' - 19 rue Père Louis de Jabrun!

COVID-19

**WE ARE BACK since Sept 3rd**
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Our Agenda of our activities are available below or directly HERE :.
► English conversation groups will start on Sept 16th. For French group a bit later on Sept, please check regularly our website :-)

Thursday September 21st - 5:00 pm: Book Club - Housekeeping by M. Robinson

Even though you did not read the book, join our bookclub to discuss Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson.

More info about the bookclub here: http://www.bordeaux-usa.com/2013/11/library.html



Ruthie narrates the story of how she and her younger sister Lucille are raised by a succession of relatives in the fictional town of Fingerbone, Idaho (some details are similar to Robinson's hometown, Sandpoint, Idaho). Eventually their aunt Sylvie (who has been living as a transient) comes to take care of them. At first the three are a close knit group, but as Lucille grows up she comes to dislike their eccentric lifestyle and moves out.

The novel treats the subject of housekeeping, not only in the domestic sense of cleaning, but in the larger sense of keeping a spiritual home for one's self and family in the face of loss, for the girls experience a series of abandonments as they come of age.