Author Plum Johnson – 2015 RBC Taylor Prize – They Left Us Everything

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Date(s) - Thursday, April 23, 2015
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Oakville Conference Centre


Canadian Club of Halton Peel presents:

Plum Johnson is an award-winning author, artist, and entrepreneur. She was the founder of KidsCanada Publishing Corp., publisher of KidsToronto, and co-founder of Help’s Here! resource magazine for seniors and caregivers.

“They Left Us Everything is an absorbing memoir of grief, growth, and decluttering. Plum must deal not merely with the legacy of her difficult, ill-matched parents, but is handed the burden of disposing of the seemingly endless contents of their 23-room Lake Ontario home (in Oakville), which becomes a character on its own in the telling. The task, which she initially thinks manageable, proves Herculean, far more complex than she’d imagined, involving understanding her past and packing up its contents, both literal and metaphorical. A story of love, loss, and legacy, written with compassion and humour. ” (RBC Taylor Prize jurors)

Cost: $45

Tickets: Barry Wylie

Phone: ( 905 ) 827 – 6302

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