Deschutes Public Library News
Discuss Gonsalez and Daughter At The Bend Public Library
Posted By: Liz Goodrich
Date Posted: 4/16/2006
Join friends and neighbors for a discussion about this year’s Novel Idea … Read Together selected novel, González & Daughter Trucking Co. by María Amparo Escandón. A discussion group will meet in the Library Admin Conference Room in Bend on Wednesday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m.
During the month of April, the Library will be hosting a variety of events in support of the Novel Idea … Read Together project. The programs are designed to give residents of Deschutes County a context for better understanding this year’s selected novel, González & Daughter Trucking Co. by María Amparo Escandón. The tale of Libertad, her father and her fellow inmates at the Mexicali Penal Institution for Women, is a story that has feet planted firmly on both sides of the U.S. and Mexican boarder and explores the themes of family, freedom, redemption and the power of storytelling. For a complete listing of Novel Idea programs, please call 312-1032.