Author Bárbara Mujica

Apr 13, 2023
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Dr. Ba?rbara Mujica, Professor Emerita of Georgetown University, will discuss her new historical fiction novel, “Miss Del Rio.” Set in 1910 Mexico, Dolores, the daughter of a wealthy banker, must flee her comfortable life in Durango or risk death.
In a twist of fate she meets an influential American director who recognizes in her a natural performer. He invites her to Hollywood, and practically overnight, the famous Miss del Ri?o is born. Spanning half a century, “Miss del Ri?o” traces the life of a trailblazing woman whose legacy in Hollywood and in Mexico still shines bright today. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing at the event.
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