Journey to the Sun

Junipero Serra's Dream and the Founding of California

By Gregory Orfalea
(Scribner Book Company, Hardcover, 9781451642728, 465pp.)

Publication Date: January 14, 2014

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A remarkable biography of the brilliant and intrepid priest who led the Catholic Church into California in the eighteenth century




About the Author
Gregory Orfalea was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, and educated at Georgetown University and the University of Alaska. He has held teaching positions at Georgetown, The Claremont Colleges, and at Westmont College. Orfalea is the author and editor of eight books, the most recent of which are the short story collection "The Man Who Guarded the Bomb" and "Angeleno Days", which won the 2010 Arab American Book Award and has been named a Finalist for the PEN USA Award in Creative Nonfiction.
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