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Margaret Atwood Book Club Discussion: Cat's Eye

4200 Laclede Ave., #302

Please join the Saint Louis University Library Associates for a Margaret Atwood Book Club Discussion of Cat's Eye, facilitated by Jennifer Buehler!

Disturbing, hilarious, and compassionate, Cat’s Eye is the story of Elaine Risley, a controversial painter who returns to Toronto, the city of her youth, for a retrospective of her art. Engulfed by vivid images of the past, she reminisces about a trio of girls who initiated her into the fierce politics of childhood and its secret world of friendship, longing, and betrayal. Elaine must come to terms with her own identity as a daughter, a lover, an artist, and a woman—but above all she must seek release from her haunting memories.

Jennifer Buehler is an Associate Professor of Educational Studies at Saint Louis University. Jennifer earned her undergraduate degree from Yale and her doctorate from the University of Michigan. Her specialities include young adult literature, content area literacy, and the teaching of writing. 


This discussion is free to Library Associates members, $10 for non-members. RSVP to or 314-997-3100.

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 7:00pm
4200 Laclede Ave., #302
Saint Louis, MO 63108
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ISBN: 9780385491020
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor Books - January 20th, 1998