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Peter Blauner

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 - 7:00p.m.
Grant's View Branch
Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
Peter Blauner - color author photo and “Picture in the Sand” book cover

The St. Louis County Library Foundation Presents Acclaimed Novelist
Peter Blauner
Author of “Picture in the Sand” 

(Seating is limited; early arrival is recommended.)

Edgar Award-winning suspense author Peter Blauner presents a sweeping saga told through a grandfather's passionate letters to his grandson. When Ali Hassan's grandson Alex becomes involved with religious extremists, he offers him a plea.  If Alex will stay in touch, Ali will share a secret story of his own life that he’s kept hidden from his family. It's the tale of his heartbreaking past rooted in Hollywood and the post-revolutionary Egypt of the 1950s, when young Ali was a movie fanatic who attained a dream job working with  Cecil B. DeMille on the set of the epic film, "The Ten Commandments." But Ali’s vision of a golden future in Hollywood gets upended when he is unwittingly caught up in a web of politics and espionage.

Books available from Left Bank Book.

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