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Living Writers Series: Reyna Grande
January 9, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Humanities Lecture Hall, Room 206
Novelist/Memoirist Reyna Grande is the author of the novels Across a Hundred Mountains andDancing with Butterflies, for which she received an American Book Award (2007) and an International Latino Book Award (2010). Her most recent book, The Distance Between Us, is a memoir about her life before and after illegally immigrating from Mexico to the United States. Hailed by the Los Angeles Times as“the Angela’s Ashes of the modern Mexican immigrant experience,” it was a finalist for the prestigious National Book Critics Circle Award.