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Massasoit Community College and the One Book, One College Committee
Welcome Author Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Meet award-winning and bestselling author of One Amazing Thing at the Conference Center at Massasoit
February 24, 2014
Brockton, MA – Massasoit Community College welcomes Chitra Divakaruni – award-winning and bestselling author of One Amazing Thing – to the Conference Center at Massasoit, 770 Crescent Street, Brockton, MA, for a “meet the author” event. Divakaruni tells a suspenseful tale of nine souls who suddenly do not know if they will live or die after surviving an earthquake while in an Indian consulate. “The nine [characters] are captives of a disaster, but they are also pilgrims of the spirit, seeking “one amazing thing,” affirming that life, for all its pain, is miraculous -” from a Booklist review.

The event is scheduled for Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 6:30pm. Admission is free, but the Massasoit One Book, One College committee requests attendees bring a non-perishable food item for the Massasoit food pantry. Tickets are required and can be obtained after March 5th at the Student Life office on the Brockton campus.

Chitra Divakaruni’s website:
Founded in 1966, in the heart of southeastern Massachusetts, Massasoit Community College is a public two-year college in the Massachusetts Public Higher Education System. It is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), one of the six regional accrediting bodies in the United States. Many departments carry additional accreditations. The College offers a full spectrum of associate’s degree programs in arts, sciences, and applied sciences as well as one year and short term certificates across a variety of occupations and interests. In addition the College offers corporate and job skills training courses.
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