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Author Pamela Olson: "Fast Times in Palestine"

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Author Pamela Olson comes to SJSU Oct. 18.

Date: October 18, 2011

Time: 7 p.m.

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Pamela Olson’s memoir reveals the humor and beauty of Palestine and the terror and heartbreak of life under occupation, from the perspective of a small-town girl. “It’s love in the time of occupation as Pamela Olson … takes us on the emotional roller-coaster of her very personal experience of life in Ramallah — and in doing so lays bare the human drama of a people … determined to live free,” said Tony Karon, senior editor, Time Magazine. Meet Pamela and get your own signed copy of her memoir. Donations are welcome to cover the cost of the event. Olson will also speak at 7 p.m. October 22 in the Arab American Cultural Center, 3952 Twilight Drive (Building Two), San Jose. This event is sponsored by the Culture & Conflict Forum, Student Association for Middle East Studies, Department of English and Comparative Literature, San Jose Peace and Justice Center, AACC Silicon Valley, and Jewish Voice for Peace (South Bay). For more info, please contact Culture & Conflict Forum at (408) 677-9137