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Lake Forest Reads: Ragdale

Join your neighbors in reading Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea  – the story of nineteen-year-old Nayeli who works at a taco shop in her Mexican village and dreams about her father, who journeyed to the U.S. when she was young. While watching the film, The Magnificent Seven, she decides to go north herself and recruit seven men -- her own "Siete Magníficos"-- to repopulate her hometown and protect it from the bandidos who plan on taking it over. Copies of the book are available at Lake Forest Library.

Lake Forest Reads: Ragdale is a one book/one community program sponsored by Lake Forest Library and The Radgale Foundation.  Community Partners include Dickinson Hall, Friends of Lake Forest Library and Lake Forest College.  All programs are open to the public. Most are free unless otherwise noted. Schedule of Events

Luis Alberto Urrea is a popular author and a 2005 Pulitzer Prize finalist for nonfiction. Lake Forest Library will host a presentation by the author on Tuesday 10/28/14 at 6:00 p.m. at the Lily Reid Holt Memorial Chapel, Lake Forest College. Seating is limited and free tickets are required. Tickets will be available through the college’s website at the beginning of October.