NEA Big Read Book Discussion: "Into the Beautiful North"

NEA Big Read Book Discussion: "Into the Beautiful North"

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Explore the world of Nayeli and learn about contemporary immigration issues with Bridget Optholt.  An adventure-filled novel with unforgettable characters and radiant prose, "Into the Beautiful North" by Luis Alberto Urrea tells the story of nineteen-year-old Nayeli who finds herself on a quest to bring back her father and other men to repopulate her small Mexican Village.  She sees the American movie "Magnificent Seven" and decides to head north and bring back some men.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
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NEA Big Read Book Discussion: "Into The Beautiful North"

NEA Big Read Book Discussion: "Into The Beautiful North"

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Explore the world of Nayeli and learn about contemporary immigration issues with librarian Linda Ivy Miller.  An adventure-filled novel with unforgettable characters and radiant prose, "Into the Beautiful North" tells the story of nineteen-year-old Nayeli who finds herself on a quest to bring back her father and other men to repopulate her small Mexican Village.   She sees the American movie "Magnificent Seven" and decides to head north and bring back some men. Please join us to discuss this remarkable story by Luis Alberto Urrea. 

Location: 
Maze Branch
Words on Wednesday: Blood, Bones & Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton

Words on Wednesday: Blood, Bones & Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Learn about Hamilton's arduous journey and her success as a chef which
led her to win the "Best Chef NYC" award by the James Beard Foundation. Follow her life path from her childhood rural
kitchen; her excursions in France, Turkey, and Greece; all the way to her own

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
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