Latin@ Literature Discussion Group: Music of the Mill / Música de la acería

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LOL_Music of the Mill.SPA_Coverby Luis J. Rodriguez

As World War II’s industrial boom birthed a new California, a mighty steel industry rose with the potential to make modest dreams come true for workers willing to risk their lives in the mill. For the Salcido family, the mill became an engine for survival. With this epic novel spanning six decades, Author Luis J. Rodriguez chronicles the evolutions of an American family and the enormous enterprise that drove them.

Como prosperidad industrial de la Segunda Guerra Mundial dio a luz a una nueva California, una industria siderúrgica poderoso se levantó con el potencial de hacer que los sueños modestos se hacen realidad para los trabajadores dispuestos a arriesgar sus vidas en el molino. Para la familia Salcido, el molino se convirtió en un motor para la supervivencia. Con esta novela épica que abarca seis décadas, Autor Luis J. Rodríguez narra las evoluciones de una familia americana y la enorme empresa que los llevó.

The group will meet Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 7:00-8:30 p.m., 3rd Floor, Seminar Room, Main Library. Attendees have the option to read in English and/or Spanish. Discussions may also be in English and Spanish. Copies of Luis J. Rodriguez’ Music of the Mill (Spanish: Música de la acería) will be held at the 2nd floor Readers Services Desk one month before the discussion. Call to register at (847) 448-8620!

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