Read about author's appearance on campus
Luis Alberto Urrea spoke on campus on September 13th, 2012
Look up Spanish or Spanglish words used in the book, or learn how to pronounce them.
What is the Common Reading Program?
A shared reading experience where incoming students, faculty, and staff all read the same book, then discuss the book during orientation and possibly in class. Common Reading promotes a shared basis for conversation and study around multiple topics.
This guide suggests additional reading--all available through the library--related works, and avenues for further research.