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Fast Times in Palestine South Bay Launch Party

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Date:
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Speaker
Organizer/Author:
Pamela Olson
Email:
Location Details:
Books Inc.
301 Castro St
Mountain View, CA

Fast Times in Palestine is a coming-of-age memoir about a young Stanford graduate from Oklahoma who stumbled into Palestine on a post-college backpacking trip, became a journalist, and served as the foreign press coordinator for a Palestinian presidential candidate.

The book doesn't pontificate about the realities of life under occupation but rather displays them in a gripping narrative full of beauty, suspense, cruelty, star-crossed love, and dark humor that has the potential to reach and move broad audiences. It was named a Top Ten Travel Book of 2013 by Publishers Weekly.

Reviews and excerpts can be found on the book's website: http://www.pamolson.org
Added to the calendar on Mon, Mar 11, 2013 2:28PM
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