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First and Second Year Experience


2013 First Book

living downstream book cover

St. Ambrose University's First Book Committee chose Living Downstream by Sandra Steingraber for the 2013 First Book using the following selection criteria:

  • First-year students will find the book interesting
  • Related to the Project Series
  • Written by authors who demonstrate excellence and care in their treatment of and command of written English
  • The author is available to visit campus for a lecture or reading

For more information about Steingraber and her book, visit the Living Downstream website.