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Bestselling Author Chris Bohjalian

Time: September 24, 2012 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: Adanti Student Center Ballroom, SCSU campus (corner of Fitch and Crescent streets)
Event Type: author, lecture, and, booksigning
Organized By: Betsy Beacom
Latest Activity: Sep 14, 2012

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Bestselling author Chris Bohjalian, perhaps best-known for his novel Midwives, will give a talk and booksigning on the subject of his latest novel, The Sandcastle Girls. Bohjalian's 15th book, The Sandcastle Girls travels between Aleppo, Syria, in 1915 and Bronxville, New York, in 2012-a sweeping historical love story steeped in the author's Armenian heritage, making it his most personal novel to date.

The book is getting a lot of buzz and is already a New York Times bestseller, a Publishers' Weekly bestseller, an Indiebound Bestseller, and an Oprah.com "Book of the Week." More info on the book and Bohjalian are available at http://www.chrisbohjalian.com/the_sandcastle_girls 

Bohjalian's appearance is one of a series of campus events to celebrate the inauguration of SCSU's 11th president, Mary A. Papazian, Ph.D.

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