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A Country Called Amreeka: Arab Roots, American Stories
Date Friday November 12
Time 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
2 Plaza Street, San Francisco, CA. 94116
Event Type Other
Friday, November 12 at 7 pm
Suggested Donation of $5-$10 at the Door
Arab Cultural & Community Center, 2 Plaza Street at Laguna Honda
For more information: call 415-664-2200 or email events [at]

What does American history look and feel like in the eyes and skin of Arab Americans? Join author Alia Malek in a discussion of her new book A Country Called Amreeka: Arab Roots, American Stories. Syrian-American civil right lawyer Alia Malek weaves the stories of the Arab-American community (3.5 million strong) into the story of America, using lively and moving narratives of real people who have lived history all around the country. Alia Malek's A Country Called Amreeka brings to life captivating true stories of a wide variety of Arab Americans navigating the divide between their original heritage and their new world in the United States.
Added to the calendar on Monday Nov 1st, 2010 1:03 PM

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