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Title: Fast Times in Palestine Official Launch Party
START DATE: Thursday March 21
TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details:
Books Inc.
601 Van Ness
San Francisco
Event Type: Speaker
Contact NamePamela Olson
Email Addresspamolson [at] gmail.com
Phone Number
Address
Come out and party with the author of Fast Times in Palestine. Wine and appetizers will be served! Pamela will do a short reading and presentation, followed by a book signing, informal discussion, and general celebration.

Find out why Publishers Weekly named Fast Times in Palestine a Top Ten Travel Book of 2013.

"Harrowing, funny, vivid, entertaining and deeply humane, Fast Times in Palestine opens a rare window onto Palestinian life. It’s impossible not to be moved on nearly every page."
— Sandy Tolan, author of The Lemon Tree

"I realize that without knowing it, I have long waited for this book, although I could not have imagined its lyric magic in advance of reading."
— Richard Falk, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Palestinian Territories

"What makes her story so compelling is that she tells it in an honest and straightforward way, not by relying on hot rhetoric. For anyone who wants to learn the truth about life under Israeli occupation, this book is a superb starting point."
— Prof. John J. Mearsheimer, co-author of The Israel Lobby

"More than a travelogue or a polemic, the book is a coming-of-age story, as Olson discovers her voice by directly confronting the challenges of living in a state of institutionalized paradox... Engaging and easy to read, this is a fascinating memoir."
— Publishers Weekly
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