BO CALDWELL, AUTHOR OF "THE DISTANT LAND OF MY FATHER,"
CUPERTINO--De Anza College joins Silicon Valley Reads in presenting Bo Caldwell, the author of SVR's 2008 selection, the bestselling "The Distant Land of My Father." The event is cosponsored by the college's Library and Writing & Reading Center. Details follow:
Thursday, Feb. 28
Caldwell, who resides in Cupertino, will read from her novel, present historical background and take questions from the audience. Following the event, she will be available to sign books, which will be offered for sale by the De Anza College Bookstore.
"The Distant Land of My Father" opens in Shanghai in 1937 where an expatriate American couple live a lavish lifestyle with their young daughter, Anna. War sends the mother and daughter back to the U.S. but the father, Joseph, will not leave the city he loves. Anna grows up halfway across the world from her father, and it is only over the years that she gradually learns his true story.
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