[Seth-Trips] fabu reading event at sf library next saturday aft

Sunah Caroline Cherwin slippery at pobox.com
Sat Sep 28 18:25:08 PDT 2002


San Francisco
Public Library
SF Main Library to Host 'Grapes of Wrath' Read-Aloud
Saturday, October 5th Event
Celebrates Steinbeck's 1939 Novel

San Francisco - A public reading of John Steinbeck's landmark novel, 
Grapes of Wrath, will take place on Saturday, October 5 at 1:00 pm in 
the San Francisco Main Library's Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin Street 
in the Civic Center. The event, which is free and open to all, will 
highlight key passages and excerpts from the 600-page classic novel, 
winner of the 1940 Pulitzer Prize and the chosen title for this 
year's California Council for the Humanities unprecedented statewide 
reading project, "California Stories: Reading the Grapes of Wrath."

Radio impresario Sedge Thomson of National Public Radio's (NPR) "West 
Coast Live"
will emcee the Library's read-aloud event, which features Grapes of 
Wrath readings and commentary by award-winning writers including 
Gerry Haslam, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Ruthanne Lum McCunn and Victor 
Martinez; company members of Word for Word; and Susan Shillinglaw, 
director of the Center for Steinbeck Studies at San Jose State 
University. The program will be followed by an informal reception.

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