Author Talk with Mario Bencastro, Odisesa del Norte

Mt. Pleasant Library

Author Talk with Mario Bencastro, Odisesa del Norte

Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, 7 p.m.

Join us for an evening with author and painter, Mario Bencastro, to discuss his book, Odyssey to the North (Odisea del Norte). Odyssey to the North chronicles the story of Calixto, who comes to the U.S. from El Salvador, "with his stomach empty but his soul full of hope." The story takes place in the Mt. Pleasant and Adams Morgan neighborhoods of Washington, DC, as well as parts of El Salvador and Mexico.

Vengan a conocer al autor y pintor, Mario Bencastro, en una discusión sobre su libro, Odisea del Norte (Odyssey to the North). Odisesa del Norte cuenta la historia de Calixto, quien viene a los Estados Unidos desde su pais, El Salvador. Este historia pasa en los barrios de Mt. Pleasant y Adams Morgan en Washington, DC, y también en partes de El Salvador y México.