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BOOK DISCUSSION: "The Almond Tree," by Michelle Corasanti (UTICA/DGV)
Start Date: 9/3/2014Start Time: 3:00 PM
End Date: 9/3/2014
Event Description
The unforgettable story of a young Palestinian boy whose mathematical gifts allow him to escape the difficulties of life as an Arab Israeli, "The Almond Tree" is a beautifully crafted debut novel written by a Jewish American woman from the perspective of a Palestinian Muslim male. It is about the power of love, the price of hatred, and the possibility of redemption.
Professor David Katz, Executive Director of Organizational Development at MVCC, will provide the historical context. Krista Hartmann, MVCC Librarian, will present the plot summary and biography of the author. Sarah Beck, Assistant Professor in the Center of Arts & Humanities at MVCC, will lead the book discussion.
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Location Information:
Utica Campus - Information Technology Building  (View Map)
1101 Sherman Drive
Utica, NY 13501
Phone: 315.792.5400
Room: Excellus BCBS Conference Center (Room 225)
Contact Information:
Name: Box Office
Phone: 315.731.5721
Email: boxoffice@mvcc.edu
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FREE!
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MVCC STUDENTS: This will count towards; 1 out of your 4 DGV events for degree seeking students or 1 out of your 2 DGV events for certificate seeking students. Fulfilling your DGV criteria is mandatory for Graduation. You must arrive on time, stay until the end of the event, and present a valid photo ID to receive DGV credit.

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