Club del Libro: La piel del Cielo de Elena Poniatowska

Mt. Pleasant Library

Club del Libro: La piel del Cielo de Elena Poniatowska

Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, 7 p.m.

La piel del cielo by Elena PoniatowskaLa piel del Cielo by Elena Poniatowska

is the story of Lorenzo de Tena, a Mexican astronomer born in the 1930s. The illegitimate son of a wealthy Mexico City businessman and a poor, but intelligent, peasant woman, Lorenzo is introduced to science (pasteurization and the wonders of flight) by his mother, beginning his lifelong passion.