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Minnesota City Community Readers
Monthly Meetings -- 4th Thursday, 6:30-8:00 pm
Minnesota City School Building, 115 Iowa Street, Minnesota City
Information: 507-689-4103 or 507-689-2440
Any changes will be communicated to regular readers. Communications about the group are posted in the Winona Daily News and The Winona Post. Books are purchased through least expensive venues and distributed to readers. New readers are welcome at any time. One need not read the books to attend the discussions. For information, contact 507-689-2440.
Next Meeting: January 28,2016
Selection for the month is The Hummingbird's Daughter by Luis Alberto Urrea
The prizewinning writer Luis Alberto Urrea's long-awaited novel is an epic mystical drama of a young woman's sudden sainthood in late 19th-century Mexico.It is 1889, and civil war is brewing in Mexico. A 16-year-old girl, Teresita, illegitimate but beloved daughter of the wealthy and powerful rancher Don Tomas Urrea, wakes from the strangest dream--a dream that she has died. Only it was not a dream. This passionate and rebellious young woman has arisen from death with a power to heal--but it will take all her faith to endure the trials that await her and her family now that she has become the Saint of Cabora.THE HUMMINGBIRD?S DAUGHTER is a vast, hugely satisfying novel of love and loss, joy and pain. Two decades in the writing, this is the masterpiece that Luis Alberto Urrea has been building up to. Amazon.com