Reading & Booksigning: Antonio C. Marquez, Volver
June 3, 2017
2 pm to 4 pm
Join author Antonio C. Marquez for a reading from his new book, a memoir titled Volver: A Persistence of Memory.
Volver recounts Marquez’ life story from his childhood memories to the impact of immigration and war on his family; his experiences of gang conflict in El Paso and Los Angeles; his enlistment in the Marine Corps; and his activism in the civil rights movement and the antiwar movement of the Vietnam era. Born on the eve of World War II into a family of Mexican immigrants in El Paso, Marquez recounts a story of survival and courage.
Antonio C. Marquez is professor emeritus of English Language and Literature at the University of New Mexico.
Free public event