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The Sandcastle Girls’ Author In Town For Kickoff Events For One Book, One San Diego

Chris Bohjalian, author of The Sandcastle Girls, the 2017 One Book, One San Diego selection, in this undated photo.

'The Sandcastle Girls' Author In Town For Kickoff Events For One Book, One San Diego

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Chris Bohjalian, author, "The Sandcastle Girls"

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"The Sandcastle Girls" is a multi-generational tale that spans nearly 100 years and focuses on the Armenian Genocide.

The novel by Chris Bohjalian is the 2017 One Book, One San Diego selection. The KPBS-led community book project aims to bring San Diegans together by reading and discussing the same book.

Bohjalian is in San Diego for the One Book, One San Diego kickoff events. Tuesday at 7 p.m. he will be speaking at the California Center for the Arts: Escondido. To RSVP visit this page.

Bohjalian joined Midday Edition on Tuesday to discuss "The Sandcastle Girls" and what he hopes the community takes away from it.

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