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Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness

  • Date
    February 20, 2013
  • Time 7:30 p.m.
  • Location Washington, D.C.
  • Price Series tickets: Subscribers $54; General Public $59; Single tickets: Subscribers $20; General Public $22

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Photo: Alexandra Fuller
Alexandra Fuller

Photograph by Ian Murphy

Book Cover: Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of...

This event has been rescheduled from October 30, 2012.

Spend an evening with Alexandra Fuller, an award-winning writer and National Geographic contributor who has converted the experience of growing up amidst war and revolution into a powerful literary voice. Raised in Zimbabwe by English expats, Fuller’s coming-of-age experience during that country’s independence struggle provided material for two compelling memoirs, Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight and Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness. Join us for a moving exploration of Africa—and beyond—in a conversation hosted by National Geographic Traveler editor at large Don George.

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