La Coloc'

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

COVID-19

[Update on June 30th] SUMMER PROGRAM: Bordeaux-USA will organize “outside the walls” events in July & August 2020. Look at our social media accounts!
**BACK TO SCHOOL of our activities on Thursday Sept 3rd at 7 p.m.**

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.