Lineage and Legacy

Kai Thomas

Lineage and Legacy

Kai Thomas

3:00pm

Sunday, October 1, 2023

Brigantine Room

60 mins

Discrimination, difference and belonging are at the heart of the new historical fiction novel by debut author Kai Thomas. Inspired by real and painful moments in North America’s history, this new narratives grapple with the legacy of slavery and integration and the lasting struggle for survival.

Set against the backdrop of the Underground Railroad, secrets are revealed, stories shared and a shared history of North America’s peoples comes to light in Thomas’s In the Upper Country.

Moderated by Catherine Bush.

This event has undergone a participant change. Please be advised that Paul Harding, originally scheduled to appear at this event is no longer available. The event will proceed as a solo conversation between Kai Thomas and Catherine Bush. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by this change.

This event will be followed by a book signing.

Conversation

How to attend

$69.99

Students and youth save up to 50% on passes.

Discrimination, difference and belonging are at the heart of the new historical fiction novel by debut author Kai Thomas. Inspired by real and painful moments in North America’s history, this new narratives grapple with the legacy of slavery and integration and the lasting struggle for survival.

Set against the backdrop of the Underground Railroad, secrets are revealed, stories shared and a shared history of North America’s peoples comes to light in Thomas’s In the Upper Country.

Moderated by Catherine Bush.

This event has undergone a participant change. Please be advised that Paul Harding, originally scheduled to appear at this event is no longer available. The event will proceed as a solo conversation between Kai Thomas and Catherine Bush. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by this change.

This event will be followed by a book signing.

Conversation

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Kai Thomas is a writer, carpenter, and land steward. He is Afro-Canadian, born and raised in Ottawa, descended from Trinidad and the British Isles. In the Upper Country is his first novel and was a national bestseller.

Read more about Kai Thomas

3:00pm

Sunday, October 1, 2023

Brigantine Room

60 mins

How to attend

$69.99

Students and youth save up to 50% on passes.

What to read

In The Upper Country by ,
TIFA 2023

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