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Geraldine Brooks | Caleb’s Crossing

Tue, May 24, 2011 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Winner of the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for her novel March, Geraldine Brooks is the internationally bestselling author of Nine Parts of Desire, Foreign Correspondence, Year of Wonders, and People of the Book. A former war correspondent for the Wall Street Journal who was stationed in the Middle East, Africa, and the Balkans, she was awarded the 2010 Dayton Literary Peace Prize for Lifetime Achievement for her ability to vividly illustrate the horrors of war and its affect on civilians. Her new novel takes us back to America of 1665 and follows the story of Caleb Cheeshateaumauk, the first Native American to graduate from Harvard.

Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway)
Philadelphia, PA 19103