Tickets are $35.00 + sales tax. This includes a copy of American Dirt, a $5.00 donation to Inspiritus and a place in the signing line. If you have problems purchasing the ticket you can call us at 404-486-0307.
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-- Tickets are $35.00 + sales tax which includes a copy of American Dirt, a $5.00 donation to Inspiritus and a place in the signing line.
-- Presentation begins at 7:00 pm, signing to follow.
-- Check in begins at 5:00 pm.
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Join Eagle Eye Book Shop, St. John’s Lutheran Church and Inspiritus for a special evening with Jeanine Cummins as she presents her newest novel, American Dirt: A Novel
Already being hailed as "a Grapes of Wrath for our times" and "a new American classic," Jeanine Cummins's American Dirt is a rare exploration into the inner hearts of people willing to sacrifice everything for a glimmer of hope.
Lydia Quixano Pérez lives in the Mexican city of Acapulco. She runs a bookstore. She has a son, Luca, the love of her life, and a wonderful husband who is a journalist. And while there are cracks beginning to show in Acapulco because of the drug cartels, her life is, by and large, fairly comfortable.
Forced to flee, Lydia and eight-year-old Luca soon find themselves miles and worlds away from their comfortable middle-class existence. Instantly transformed into migrants, Lydia and Luca ride la bestia—trains that make their way north toward the United States, which is the only place Javier’s reach doesn’t extend. As they join the countless people trying to reach el norte, Lydia soon sees that everyone is running from something. But what exactly are they running to?
About The Author
Jeanine Cummins is the author of the bestselling memoir A Rip in Heaven, as well as the novels The Outside Boy and The Crooked Branch.
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Inspiritus, formerly known as Lutheran Services of Georgia, guides individuals and families on a path from surviving to thriving. We empower those whose lives have been disrupted to discover their strengths and resilience, accompanying them as they grow into vibrant contributors to their community. Since our founding in 1981, we have touched the lives of more than 100,000 individuals.
Inspiritus’ Refugee & Immigrant Services Program assists hundreds of refugees and immigrants each year on the path to citizenship and safety. Inspiritus aims to help refugees achieve economic self-sufficiency, integrate successfully into their new communities and country, and strive for citizenship. Inspiritus provides services to newly arrived refugees to help them become economically self-sufficient, socially integrated, and culturally acclimated.
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