Words, Special Events

Barbara Gonzalez Cigarroa "A Mexican Dream and Other Compositions"

When: Thu., Nov. 29, 5-7 p.m. 2018

"A Mexican Dream and Other Compositions" presents a rare collection of interwoven essays chronicling the fascinating history of the Cigarroa family and their influence on the Texas-Mexico border landscape. Barbara González Cigarroa brings to life stories of her ancestors and other family members, including: Rebecca Iriarte, who raised her five children during the Mexican Revolution of 1910, Judge Manuel J. Raymond, one of the last of the border patrones who expertly navigated contrasting cultures across border lines, and more.