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Dine and Discuss Book Explores Life in Prison


Weber Retreat and Conference Center’s popular Dine and Discuss Book Club continues from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, 2020, with discussion of “A Place to Stand” by Jimmy Santiago Baca.

In this memoir, Jimmy Santiago Baca writes about his life before, during, and immediately after his years in a maximum-security prison after he was convicted of selling drugs. Baca shares his journey from years in prison – many spent in solitary confinement – to learning to read and becoming one of the best poets in the United States.

For $15 participants receive the book and dinner, along with the opportunity to discuss the book with other participants. Register now and pick up your copy of the book at Weber Center.

Registration is required and is available at; click on “programs.” Registrations may also be made by calling 517-266-4000 or emailing

Weber Center is on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, Adrian. Enter the Eastern-most driveway of the complex and follow the signs to Weber Center. For information, call the Weber Center at 517-266-4000.

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