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Meet The Author - Ari Shavit: " My Promised Land"
Event Type: Books and Authors
Date: 12/8/2013
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:30 PM
Location: Adult Services Dept, HP Library
Description: Ari Shavit, a leading Israeli columnist for "Haaretz," will discuss his new book, "My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel," an authoritative and narrative history of the State Of Israel. Shavit delves into Israelís most defining conflicts, ambitions, successes, and disappointments, and explores his own familyís history and the stories of other individuals who helped create the Zionist century that led Israel to where it is today. Culminating in an analysis of the issues and threats that Israel is currently facing, the book uses the defining events of the past to shed new light on the present, depicting a country whose identity and presence play a crucial role in todayís global political landscape. Books will be for sale and the event will conclude with a book signing.
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