NIC Write Here Readers Series Presents John Vaillant

Join NIC’s Write Here Readers Series for a reading with literary journalist John Vaillant Tuesday, March 1 at NIC’s Comox Valley campus. Vaillant will read from The Golden Spruce, winner of the Governor General’s award for Non-Fiction in 2005, and his recent novel, The Jaguar’s Children. Set in Mexico, The Jaguar’s Children tells the story of Hector and his friend Cesar, as they leave Mexico for the United States. Much of the novel takes place inside the 10,000-gallon tank of a water truck stranded near the Arizona-Mexico border, where Vaillant sets the scene for a dark and suspenseful border...

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