Feb 21 2022


3:30 pm

Book Club

Deacon King Kong by James McBride The book club will meet Monday, February 21st, in the
Craft Room to discuss Deacon King Kong. McBride’s novel tells the story of a church deacon named Sportcoat. Deacon King Kong is the second nickname locals gave Sportcoat due to his constant drinking of booze known as King Kong. Deacon King Kong randomly shoots a drug dealer, and no one knows why. Explore the aftermath of the shooting and the effect on both the people involved and others in this oft-neglected neighborhood in South Brooklyn. From the
gangsters to the church goers and cops sent to investigate the shooting sets off a dramatic
chain of events.

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