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Library EventIowa City Book Fest: Chuy Renteria

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Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

10/23/2021 2:30pm 10/23/2021 3:30pm Iowa City Book Fest: Chuy Renteria Chuy Renteria will discuss his debut book, We Heard It When We Were Young. In this book from University of Iowa Press, Renteria tells the story of a young boy, first-generation Mexican American, who is torn between cultures: between immigrant parents trying to acclimate to midwestern life and a town that was, by turns, supportive and disturbingly antagonistic. Iowa City Public Library Iowa City Public Library America/Chicago public

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Chuy Renteria will discuss his debut book, We Heard It When We Were Young. In this book from University of Iowa Press, Renteria tells the story of a young boy, first-generation Mexican American, who is torn between cultures: between immigrant parents trying to acclimate to midwestern life and a town that was, by turns, supportive and disturbingly antagonistic.

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This event is open to the public.

Cosponsor

Cosponsor Organization: Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature

Cosponsor Name: John Kenyon

Cosponsor Phone: (319) 356-5245