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Book-In-Common Selection Looks Into Pride, Family, Survival In South Boston

Oct. 29, 2008 – For this year’s Book-In-Common program, Collin College students, faculty and staff will read All Souls, a Michael Patrick MacDonald story about pride, family and survival in south Boston.

A Book-In-Common presentation and book signing will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 12, at the Spring Creek Campus Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, in Plano and at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 13, at the Preston Ridge Campus Event Center, 9700 Wade Blvd., in Frisco.

A writer’s workshop featuring MacDonald will also be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 13, at the SCC Conference Center.

Additionally, a screening of “In America” takes place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6, at the Angelika Film Center, located at The Shops at Legacy, 7205 Bishop Road, in Plano.

Collin College's Book-in-Common program, which is in its third year, is a collaborative project created by the Center for Scholarly & Civic Engagement and the Communications and Humanities Division.

For more information about Book-In-Common events, contact Betty Bettacchi at 972.881.5730, Delores Zumwalt at 972.881.5954 or Lauryn Angel-Cann at 972.377.1514.

Collin College serves more than 46,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.