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Reading with Linda Valdez

February 19, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Join us to hear Linda Valdez author of Crossing the Line.

Not a typical immigration story, Crossing the Line is told by a middle-class American woman who falls in love with the son of an impoverished family from rural Mexico, a man who crosses the border illegally to be with her.  Married in 1988, Linda and Sixto Valdez learn to love each other’s very different families and cultures, raising their child to walk proudly in both worlds.  The book cuts through the fears and preconceptions that fuel the continuing political turmoil over immigration.  For more than two decades, Linda Valdez has been an opinion writer for the largest papers in Tucson and Phoenix, specializing in medical, education, justice, immigration and other human rights issues. She was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing in 2003, and her commentary opposing Arizona’s infamous anti-immigration laws earned her the Scripps Howard Walker Stone Award for editorial writing in 2011.

This event is free and open to the public.
Antigone Books
411 N. 4th Ave
520-792-3715
info@antigonebooks.com


Details

Date:
February 19, 2016
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://www.antigonebooks.com/event/linda-valdez

Venue

Antigone Books
411 N. 4th Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85705 United States
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Phone:
(520) 792-3715

Organizer

Antigone Books
Phone:
(520) 792-3715
Email:
info@antigonebooks.com
Website:
www.antigonebooks.com