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Bookman Book Club - Memoirs of a Mongol Without a Pony

Join us at 7:00pm on Wednesday, June 27th for The Bookman Bookclub! This month we are reading "Memoirs of a Mongol Without a Pony" by

R.G. Stern.

The discussion will be led by Liz Lystra

Shane Stern has Down syndrome and a wicked sense of humor. This irreverent, profane, hilarious, and moving autobiography recalls his travels through the challenges, reverses, and small victories of childhood, the maze of scholastic and social barriers he has to negotiate, and his passage into adulthood.
Memoirs of a Mongol without a Pony, while providing a running commentary on gender, race, sports, entertainment, politics, celebrities, and American culture in general, is at its heart an ode to the remarkable power of one individual to overcome stereotypes and bring out extraordinary warmth and kindness in those he meets. The book describes with wit and verve the many wonderful and quirky characters who have touched Shane's life. Memoirs is an utterly original portrait of a charismatic person who lives a life that is different from most, but complete in its innocence, mischievousness, and ultimately, achievement.

This event will take place at 7:00pm on Wednesday, June 27th at The Bookman.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 7:00pm
715 Washington
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Memoirs of a Mongol Without a Pony Cover Image
ISBN: 9780692653227
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Robert Stern - May 6th, 2016