Wed, Aug 30|
August '23 Literary Loot Book Club - Furia by Yamile Saied Mendez
Calling all book lovers and sports enthusiasts! Get ready to dive into the exhilarating world of competitive soccer, fierce determination, and breaking gender barriers with our next book club pick: "Furia" by Yamile Saied Méndez. Have your book read by meeting time and come with discussion points!
Time & Location
Aug 30, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
About the event
📚 Unleash Your Passion on the Pitch and Break Gender Barriers! 🌟
Calling all book lovers and sports enthusiasts! 📣 Get ready to dive into the exhilarating world of competitive soccer, fierce determination, and breaking gender barriers with our next book club pick: "Furia" by Yamile Saied Méndez.
In the bustling streets of Argentina, a young woman named Camila dreams of breaking free from societal norms and family expectations that confine her. But her true passion burns brightly on the soccer field, where she transforms into "Furia," a force to be reckoned with. As she navigates the challenges of love, family, and her own ambitions, Camila's journey becomes a powerful testament to shattering gender stereotypes.
Yamile Saied Méndez weaves a mesmerizing tale that tackles not only cultural barriers but also the deeply entrenched biases that attempt to hold Camila back. "Furia" is a celebration of grit, determination, and the unyielding spirit that propels us to overcome obstacles, especially those imposed by societal expectations based on gender.
Join us for an unforgettable discussion as we delve into themes of identity, resilience, and the exhilarating power of smashing through the gender divide. Whether you're a soccer aficionado or a champion of gender equality, "Furia" promises to ignite conversations that highlight the importance of embracing one's true self and challenging limitations.
Stay tuned for our upcoming book club meeting, where we will celebrate Camila's journey and the strength it takes to dismantle gender barriers. Get your copies now and start reading this empowering tale! ⚽📖