Reaching Out: A Conversation with Francisco Jiménez

Reaching Out Book Jacket Cover Book Of The Quarter, Fall 2011
California Mission Room, Benson Center
Wednesday, October 26
4 - 5:30 p.m.

Join Francisco Jiménez, an award winning author, and his son, Pancho Jiménez, in a conversation about Reaching Out, a memoir in which Francisco related his experiences as a child of migrant workers and first generation college student at the University.

In this eloquent, transfixing account, Jiménez again achieves a masterful addition to the literature of the memoir. - Smithsonian Magazine

Reaching Out, the sequel to The Circuit and Breaking Through, has received several national literary awards and recognitions including the American Library Association Pura Belpre Honor Book Award and the Carter C. Woodson National Book Award.

The event is sponsored by the Library, the College of Arts & Sciences, and the Office of Multicultural Learning.

Please direct ADA/504 accommodation requests to Terry Hingston (408-554-6830, TTY 1-800-735-2929) at least 48 hours prior to event.

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