Omar El Akkad at Wordfest Presents, Memorial Park Library, 1221 2 St. SW.

Omar El Akkad
An audacious and powerful debut novel: a second American Civil War, a devastating plague, and one family caught deep in the middle -- a story that asks what might happen if America were to turn its most devastating policies and deadly weapons upon itself.

Sarat Chestnut, born in Louisiana, is only six when the Second American Civil War breaks out in 2074. But even she knows that oil...

Event Details

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Wordfest Presents, Memorial Park Library, 1221 2 St. SW.
Calgary, AB
OMAR EL AKKAD was born in Cairo, Egypt and grew up in Doha, Qatar until he moved to Canada with his family. He is an award-winning...