When:
Thursday, Apr 29, 2021 6:00p -
7:00p

Where:
New England Historic Genealogical Society- online
99-101 Newbury St.
Boston, MA 02115

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Admission:
FREE

Categories:
History, Virtual & Streaming

Event website:
https://wgbh.zoom.us/webinar/register/4916164617909/WN_Rfc5ZP0ETTWYRePdqyqxWg

In this remarkable memoir, Quiara Alegría Hudes tells her lyrical story of coming of age against the backdrop of an ailing Philadelphia barrio, with her sprawling Puerto Rican family as a collective muse. She was awed by her aunts and uncles and cousins, but haunted by the secrets of the family and the unspoken, untold stories of the barrio—the sea of language around her, written and spoken, English and Spanish. Hudes has since found her language, and in this powerful, heralded work, “her sentences will take your breath away. How lucky we are to have her telling our stories,” said Lin-Manuel Miranda, award-winning creator of Hamilton. Hudes will be joined by journalist Maria Hinojosa, whose work has informed millions about the changing cultural and political landscape in America and abroad.

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