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Veteran’s Book Club discussion: I’m Still Standing: From Captive U.S. Soldier to Free Citizen – My Journey Home

Veteran’s Book Club discussion: I’m Still Standing: From Captive U.S. Soldier to Free Citizen – My Journey Home

The Veteran’s Book Club will be hosting a book discussion that looks “at the politics of war and the unforgettable story of a single mom and soldier who became an American hero. Participants will discuss selected chapters of Shoshana Johnson’s, I’m still standing: From captive U.S. Soldier to free citizen – My journey home. This book tells the story of her captivity, rescue and recovery.The book club is designed to foster an awareness and build community among military and veteran students, staff, faculty, their friends and family by engaging Duquesne's campus in shared conversation.

Digital versions of selected book chapters are available on our electronic reserves platform. The password will be sent to those who RSVP.

You may also find more information about Shoshana at the following links as she tells her story: “POW Shoshana Johnson speaks on her story in ‘I'M STILL STANDING’”, Simon & Schuster (2 minutes) https://youtu.be/Lp0DVYoNP5k & “POW Shoshana Johnson’s Story”, PBS (3 minutes) -- https://www.pbs.org/video/pow-shoshana-johnsons-story-vxnoib/

The book club is co-hosted by the School of Nursing, the Office of Military and Veteran Students, and Gumberg Library.

The discussion will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 9, at noon in the Gumberg Library's fourth-floor Popular Reading Room. Lunch will be provided.   RSVP to Kristy White, whitek9@duq.edu.

Date:
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Time:
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Location:
Popular Reading Area
Categories:
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Registration is required. There are 24 seats available.

Event Organizer

Kristy White