Author to Read from New Book at TAMIU
Neo Franco Cantú, an emerging writer and author of "A Destiny
Foretold," will conduct a book reading and signing on Thursday, June
10, at 5 p.m. in the rotunda of the Student Center at Texas A&M International
Cantú s first book, "A Destiny Foretold," is an epic
scale novel that traces the life of a 9-year-old boy, Antonio Rodriguez,
and the life he experiences during the Mexican Revolution of 1910.
It is published by Houston-based NFC Literary Ventures and is available
at Barnes and Noble, BDalton, Amazon and Borders Books.
Cantú is a native of Crystal City and earned a BA in Spanish
Literature from Baylor University. He attended North Texas State University
after an Army MI Vietnam tour. He has conducted extensive research on
the indigenous people of Michoacán and Puebla, México, gleaning
insight for his first novel.
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