Finalist for the PEN USA Award in Creative Nonfiction, and recipient of the 2010 Arab American Book Award, Gregory Orfalea
shares the fascinating narrative of the remarkable life of Junipero Serra, the intrepid priest who led Spain and the Catholic Church into California in the 1700s and became a key figure in the making of the American West, with the captivating Journey to the Sun
. Combining biography, European history, knowledge of Catholic doctrine, and anthropology, this is a read you won't want to put down once you begin. This event will feature a slideshow curated by Gregory.