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Wednesday, June 18 at 7PM
Acclaimed Fiction Writer
speaking & signing
|Acclaimed author Cristina Henriquez, whose story collection Come Together, Fall Apart, was a New York Times Editor's Choice selection, is here this evening to read from her new novel, The Book of Uknown Americans. When Arturo and Alma Rivera's daughter sustains a terrible injury, they leave behind all they've ever known in Mexico to come to America in search of opportunity and resources. Woven into their stories are the testimonials of men and women who have come to the United States from all over Latin America. Join us as Cristina shares this inspiring, heart breaking story.|
All about The Book of Unknown Americans
CRISTINA HENRIQUEZ is the author of the story collection Come Together, Fall Apart, which was a New York Times Editors' Choice selection, and the novel The World in Half. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Glimmer Train, Virginia Quarterly Review, Ploughshares, TriQuarterly, AGNI, " and The Oxford American, as well as in various anthologies.
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