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Pulitzer Prize-winning author continues to shine a bright light on an expanding crisis.
Enrique’s Journey recounts the unforgettable quest of a Honduran boy looking for his mother, eleven years after she is forced to leave her starving family to find work in the United States. Braving unimaginable peril, often clinging to the sides and tops of freight trains, Enrique travels through hostile worlds full of thugs, bandits, and corrupt cops.
Sonia Nazario: Enrique’s Journey
Wednesday, September 30, 20115
62 Center for Theatre and Dance
1000 Main Street
Free Admission—Tickets Required
Book signing to follow.
Sonia Nazario, ’82, has spent more than 20 years reporting and writing about large social issues in the U.S. – hunger, drug addiction and immigration – most recently as a projects reporter for the Los Angeles Times. She has won numerous national journalism and book awards. Her story of a Honduran boy’s struggle to find his mother in the U.S., entitled Enrique’s Journey, won more than a dozen awards, among them the Pulitzer Prize for feature writing.
Enrique’s Journey is the Williams Reads selection for this year.
Be sure to visit the website for Enrique’s Journey, which contains numerous resources for educators and readers.