595 Market St, 2nd floor
San Francisco, California 94105

The author of Children of God discusses her latest novel, about the creation of the modern Middle East
Mary Doria Russell

Author, Children of God and Dreamers of the Day

The author of Children of God brings us a stunning new novel, set at the 1921 Cairo Peace Conference, when the modern Middle East was invented. Russell often draws upon her eclectic background to bring her stunning stories to life. An A student, a Girl Scout and a virgin bride, she was 29 when she had her adolescent rebellion. A paleoanthropologist, Russell is also a convert to Judaism who remains connected to her Catholic roots.

Location: Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. wine and cheese reception, 6 p.m. program, 7 p.m. book signing
Cost: MEMBERS FREE, $18 non-members
Also know: Underwriter: The Bernard Osher Foundation. Bookseller: Stacey's Books

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