Like a Swallow - Author Visit

When
Upcoming
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Where
Online and Oregon Area Senior Center 219 Park St.
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Nina Camic

A learning event for adults. Registration required and will open in December. This is a hybrid event. Participate online or in-person at Oregon Area Senior Center at 219 Park St. For those participating online, you will be emailed login information before the event.

Nina L. Camic has been tracking the developments in Ukraine closely. The idea that a hostile Russian army should invade a neighboring country is not new to her: she lived in Poland in the 1950s and 1960s and the threat of a Soviet invasion was also something to worry. Camic’s memoir, Like A Swallow: Looking Back at a Polish Childhood, tracks her life as she moves between New York and Warsaw. Each immigrant’s story is unique and the reasons for leaving your home country are rarely straightforward. Camic’s memoir is a fascinating exploration of one person’s journey from Poland to United States.

Attend online or in person to hear the talk. Attend in person to buy a signed copy of the book and meet the author.

If you have questions or need special accommodations at events contact Kara at (608) 835-6268 or kripley [at] oregonlibrary.org.