Reading Across RI: Living Literature Presents Caleb's Crossing

Sunday, April 15, 2012

2:00 PM-3:30 PM

Cost: Free and Open to the Public

Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903

Barnard Room (3rd Floor)

Sun, 2012-04-15 14:00 - 15:30


As part of the 10th Anniversary Celebration of Reading Across Rhode Island, Living Literature presents a readers’ theater performance of Caleb’s Crossing by Pulitzer Prize winning author, Geraldine Brooks. Historical fiction based on fact, the tale illustrates 17th century repression intensified by the harshness of pioneer life. The vividly detailed journey of Caleb Cheeshahteaumuck, the first Native American to graduate from Harvard College in 1665, is a story about friendship, spiritual attitudes of faith and belief, of bigotry, prejudice---and hope. 

 Street parking is free on Sundays.  Discount parking is also available at the Providence Hilton Garage, $3 for 3 hours. Bring your ticket with you for validation at the Circulation Desk.

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