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    The book selection for Pasadena’s ninth One City, One Story community reading celebration is Hillary Jordan’s novel “Mudbound.”

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    Last Week

    • Thank you for participating
      One City, One Story 2011 has concluded. Thank you to all within our community, both participants and partners, who shared in the experience.
    • Did you enjoy Mudbound?
      Author Hillary Jordan is working on a sequel where Ronsel's son goes to America in the 1960's to find his father. Look for it to be published in the next year or two.

    Conversation with Author - Hillary Jordan

    Hillary JordanSat., March 26 - Pasadena Conv. Center
    Ms. Jordan joined our Library Director Jan Sanders in dialogue discussing her experience first envisioning and then writing Mudbound. A question and answer session from the audience followed. Watch the event on video.

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    A Message from the Mayor

    “Pasadena comes alive each year during One City, One Story,” said Mayor Bill Bogaard. “I hope you are reading ‘Mudbound’ and look forward to seeing you at one of the many upcoming community events.”

    A Message from the Director

    “Welcome to ONE CITY, ONE STORY 2011. In this our ninth year of presenting a single book for all of the community to read, we explore the rich history and social fabric of the rural South just after World War II. Come join the discussions and programs that will enrich your understanding of Hillary Jordan’s captivating tale. Be sure to mark your calendar for Saturday, March 26 when Ms. Jordan will converse with me in Pasadena’s Convention Center and give us her special thoughts and insights. That’s a conversation you won’t want to miss! The book reads quickly, but the messages and ideas will stay a long, long time.”

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