Luis Alberto Urrea, Jamie Ford and Rebecca Makkai are bestselling authors whose novels come from the heart... and their own life journeys. They take their work personally. Today, we'll learn if that makes their stories easier or harder to tell.
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|Where:||Student Union North Ballroom (Seats 560)|
|When:||Sat, Mar 4, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm|
|Signing area:||Sales & Signing Area - Rincon Room (following presentation)|
|Genre:||Fiction / Literature|
Jamie Ford is the great-grandson of Nevada mining pioneer, Min Chung, who emigrated from Hoiping, China to San Francisco in 1865, where he adopted the western name “Ford,” thus confusing countless generations....
Rebecca Makkai is the Chicago-based author of the novels "The Great Believers," "The Hundred-Year House" and "The Borrower," as well as the short story collection "Music for Wartime." "The Great Believers" was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, and received the ALA Carnegie Medal and the LA Times Book Prize, among other honors....
A Pulitzer Prize finalist and member of the Latino Literature Hall of Fame, Urrea is the bestselling author of 17 critically acclaimed and award-winning books. His forthcoming novel is "Goodnight, Irene....