Author Sue Diaz, Minefields of the Heart & Striking a Chord Movie

Posted on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 by Saratoga_Library

Minefields of the Heart Minefields of the Heart is one of this year's two Silicon Valley Reads choices.   

Sue Diaz, author of Minefields of the Heart, talks about the emotional rollercoaster her family experienced when her son was deployed.  Q&A follows. Co-sponsored by Friends of Saratoga Library.

Ms. Diaz' talk will be followed by a short movie, Striking a Chord,  a documentary from director Susan Cohn Rockefeller.  This movie brings the audience along on a band’s tour of remote American military bases in Kuwait and Iraq. They find great soldiers – men and women – forced to deal with daily challenges such as the constant threats of the ongoing war, crushing boredom and great physical and emotional distance from their families.  Runtime 30 minutes.
Date:  February 3, 2013
Author time:  2:00 pm
Movie time:  3:30 pm
Location:  Saratoga Library Community Room

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