From Larchmont to Pakistan

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Friends of the Larchmont Library want our readers to know about this incredible story:

How did Margaret Marcus, born a Jew in Larchmont, New York become ‘reborn’ as Maryam Jameelah a radical Islamist?  Deborah Baker will read from and discuss “The Convert: A Tale of Exile and Extremism” her riveting biography of a most passionate woman who rejected her upper middle class mores, abandoned her country and faith, and accepted a life of exile in Pakistan.

Sunday, October 16th. 4:00 p.m. Larchmont Village Center, 121 Larchmont Avenue. Free and open to the public. Complimentary wine and snacks at 3.30. Sponsored by the Friends of the Larchmont Public Library. 914-834-4388 http://www.larchmontlibrary.org/friends.html.

 

About the Friends of the Larchmont Public Library:

We are an independent 501c(3) not–for–profit organization that provides the funds needed to present cultural events that our community currently enjoys…events that are not covered through government funding. Please join us and become a member. There are many areas of interest to select from. Click and find us http://www.larchmontlibrary.org/friends.html

 

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