Book Club: Barrio Bushido by Benjamin Bac Sierra

Monday, 9/28/2020
7:00 - 8:00
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San Francisco, CA 94102
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We will be discussing Barrio Bushido by Benjamin Bac Sierra, our Sept./Oct. On the Same Page author.

Latino teens Lobo, Toro and Santo form a gang based on the philosophies of Bushido and hatch a plan to rob organized crime mobsters.

Benjamin Bac Sierra was raised by a widowed mother and the streets of San Francisco’s Mission District. After serving as a grunt in the Marine Corps, where he participated in front-line combat during the first Gulf War, Ben completed his B.A. in English at U.C. Berkeley, earned a teaching credential and a Master’s in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University and merited a Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Currently, he is a professor at City College of San Francisco and a community innovator and keynote speaker throughout the Bay Area. Ben’s essays and stories have been published in newspapers and literary magazines. His first novel Barrio Bushido was presented a Best of the Bay Award and an International Latino Book Award.

 

Registrationhttps://bit.ly/OTSPBkClb9-28-20

 


On The Same Page is a bimonthly city-wide read.

¡VIVA! at the Library is an annual celebration of Latino heritage, cultures and traditions. San Francisco has a rich Latino heritage that is highlighted in a diverse array of exciting programs for all ages, from Spanish storytimes to cooking classes, author talks to art and cultural presentations.


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