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Our Not for Kids Only Book Group, for adults who like to read books for children and teens, continues with a fun and lively discussion of The Candy Bombers by Andrei Cherny. Read the book, then come ready to share your thoughts. New members are welcome. SUNDAY, AUGUST 18 at 2:00 p.m. Anderson's Two Doors East | 111 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville
Location: Street: Anderson's Two Doors East Additional: 111 W Jefferson Ave City: Naperville, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60540 Country: United States (afegit de IndieBound)… (més)
(FREE but reservations are suggested. Call 312-587-0234 or visit Event link for online Reservations request.)
Member reception: 5:00PM CDT | Presentation & live webcast: 6:00pm CDT
Andrei Cherny is co-editor of the idea journal, Democracy. A former White House speechwriter and Senior Fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, he is the author of The Next Deal and has written on history, politics, and culture for the New York Times, the Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times. Cherny is an officer in the Navy Reserve. He, his wife, and son live in Phoenix. AndreiCherny.com (bookjones)… (més)
ANDREI CHERNY speaks about the Candy Bombers: The Untold Story of the Berlin Airlift and America’s Finest Hour, his story— -told on the Airlift’s 60th anniversary-—of one of the great military and humanitarian successes of American history. (booksense)… (més)
"Marking the 60th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift, Cherny’s account of the events of the summer of 1948 is a vivid evocation of the Cold War era. Cherny examined documents and interviewed people who took part in the effort to thwart the Soviet blockade. A military, political, and humanitarian success, the operation holds lessons for today’s challenges." (booksite.com) (SqueakyChu)… (més)