April 27, 2017

Ottawa Book Signing for “The Boy with A Bamboo Heart” And For the First Time “L’Enfant Au Coeur de Bambou”.

Shenkman Arts Centre
245 Centrum Blvd, Ottawa, ON K1E 0A1

“A riveting, wrenching and inspiring account of a life’s journey. Dr. Amporn’s remarkable story is not about childhood survival or war-time battles, rather a life-long struggle to defeat his demons and transform his fate.” Nelson Rand, author and journalist.

Please join us as Ottawa native and author Chantal Jauvin presents her book “The Boy with a Bamboo Heart” published by Maverick House. The book was named Book of the Lunar Year 2016 and placed as finalist for the Next Generation Indie Book Awards.

This bilingual event is open to the public, so please bring a friend. No tickets are required.

Copies of the book, both the original English edition and the newly translated French edition will be available for sale. All author proceeds are being donated to the FORDEC charity.

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October 21, 2015

Where are you a local of?

I have visited Thailand several times over the last eight years. If I joined all the bits and pieces of times I have spent here, it would amount to nearly two years. Yet I never say I have lived in Thailand but do say I have lived in Moscow and Vienna. As I prepare for interviews for my newly published book “The Boy with a Bamboo Heart,” I have been wrestling with defining my relationship with this country. Read More »