In association with the JCC Jewish Book Festival:
Meet author Norman Ravvin and his book 'The Girl Who Stole Everything'
5:00 at BJCC
Bouncing between a stolen house in a Polish shtetl and a pop
bottle on Vancouver’s East Side, the book is a fresh and telling portrait of the relationship between prewar Polish shtetl
life and Jewish lives today. In these old and new worlds a
mystery lurks, and Ravvin lovingly recovers the past of both.
A novel of city life, music-making, and the repercussions of
large and small crimes.
NORMAN RAVVIN is a writer, critic and teacher. His novels,
stories and journalistic writing have won prizes in Alberta,
Ontario and Quebec. He lives in Montreal where he teaches
Jewish literature and history at Concordia University. For
thirteen years he held the university’s Chair in Canadian
He will also be at the JCC, 950 W. 41st Ave, Vancouver 2:00pm on Feb. 9, $16