Rocket Boys: A Memoir also published as October Sky: A Memoir
New York Times Best Books and #1 Best-Seller (1998): October Sky: A Memoir ; Weatherford Award (1998); National Book Critics Circle Nominee (1998): "Best Biography"
Dr. Judy P. Byers, Director Frank & Jane Gabor WV Folklife Center,
Abelina Suarez Professor, Senior Level,
English & Folklore Studies Fairmont State University
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The Calabria-West Virginia Heritage Association and the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center at Fairmont State University are hosting a speaker in November as part of their Folk Culture Lecture Series.
Historian and humanist Antonia Prosperati, a native of San Giovanni in Fiore, Region of Calabria, Italy, will present a presentation titled “A Perspective on the History and Culture of San Giovanni in Fiore” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, in “The San Giovanni Room” of Muriale’s Restaurant, 1742 Fairmont Ave., Fairmont.