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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)
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Emily C. Creigh


I have lived in Tucson since 1960. After serving in Peace Corps–Paraguay from 1975 to 1977, I'd always hoped to write about my transformative experience. The opportunity came when I was laid off from my teaching job in 2011. I began doing research on the Internet and quickly discovered Paraguayan Martín Almada, a world-renowned educator and defender of human rights who, as it turned out, had been a political prisoner (for teaching critical thinking) during the time I was in Paraguay. Dr. Almada gave me permission to include his story, and the two are interwoven in our “parallel” memoir. Enjoy the festival and stop by to say hi!

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Scheduled events:
Author Pavilion - Adult Nonfiction
Author Pavilion - Adult Nonfiction (Seats 12)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Authors: Thomas Plantz, Jill Holler, Patrick Roland, Margaret Cruikshank, Jerome McLaughlin, Grady Query Cancelled, Jim Koweek, Annette Gray, Charles Choc, Aditi Agarwal, Michael Laramie, Emily Creigh

Book:
Journey to the Heart of the Condor
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Peace Corps Writers / Casa Satori
February 2016
ISBN 9781935925644
Paperback, 470 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

Emily Creigh learned in November 1974 that she would spend the next two years and three months as a Peace Corps volunteer in Paraguay, a developing Latin American country with quaint customs and "tranquil" people. More/less

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