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An Evening With Luis Alberto Urrea

The Oceanside Public Library invites the community to join us for an evening with Luis Alberto Urrea, author of "Into the Beautiful North," this year's Big Read selection. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Visit Library website for parking information.

NPR calls Luis Alberto Urrea a “master storyteller with a rock and roll heart,” he is a prolific and acclaimed writer who uses his dual-culture life experiences to explore the themes of love, loss and triumph. Luis Alberto Urrea is a 2005 Pulitzer Prize finalist for nonfiction and member of the Latino Literature Hall of Fame.

Luis Alberto Urrea attended the University of California at San Diego, earning an undergraduate degree in writing, and did his graduate studies at the University of Colorado-Boulder. Urrea is a distinguished professor of creative writing at the University of Illinois-Chicago.

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