One Book: Community Lecture & Book Signing

Thursday, October 25, 2012
All day event
University Union Ballroom
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One Book Program


Thursday, October 25, 7 p.m.
University Union Ballroom

"An Evening with the Author: Chitra Divakaruni
Free community lecture & book signing


Alumni are invited to participate in the University's 2012-13 One Book community lecture & book signing featuring One Amazing Thing, written by author Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. Dr. Divakaruni will discuss
her book and answer questions.

The event is free and open to all members of the Sacramento community.  There will be a sign language interpreter.  Books are available for purchase in advance through the Hornet Bookstore.

Free parking will be available in Parking Structure III on the 6th floor only.


The Sacramento State University One Book Program is pleased to announce the One Book for 2012-2013: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s One Amazing Thing (Voice, 2010). The novel weaves together personal stories of nine people from various walks of life who become trapped in a basement of a visa office in the aftermath of an earthquake. As they wait to be rescued, the survivors reveal to each other “one amazing thing” in their lives that they have never shared before.

Dr. Divakaruni is an award-winning author, poet, and professor at the University of Houston, where she is the Betty and Gene McDavid Professor of Creative Writing.

For more information please visit the One Book Program website.

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