April 14, 2020
Surprise City Hall - Council Chambers
16000 N Civic Center Plaza
Surprise, AZ 85374
CANCELED - AZ Humanities - Lives of Arizonans from Memoirs and Fiction
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Learn about the lives of Arizona pioneers as told through their stories, diaries, letters and memoirs. The session will explore Martha Summerhayes’ beloved Vanished Arizona and Captain John Bourke’s On the Border with Crook, plus biographies of Hopi, Pima, and Tohono O’odham women. Fictional works including Willa Cather’s Death Comes for the Archbishop, Zane Gray’s Riders of the Purple Sage, and the works of contemporary authors like Marguerite Noble and Nancy Turner will also be discussed.