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Tamim Ansary: Road trips: Becoming an American in the Vapor Trail of the Sixties
Meet Tamim Ansary, author of West of Kabul, East of New York, as he discusses his new literary memoir, Road Trips: Becoming an American in the Vapor Trail of the Sixties.
Here he describes several road trips he took in the late 1960s-early '70s as a recent transplant to the U.S. from Afghanistan.
Ansary is also the author of Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World Through Islamic Eyes, The Widow's Husband, and Games Without Rules.
Copies of his work will be offered for sale and signing following the program courtesy of A Great Good Place for Books.