Foreign correspondent tackles Alzheimer's in new novel

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by New Day Producers

KING5.com

Posted on September 4, 2012 at 12:51 PM

Updated Tuesday, Sep 4 at 1:43 PM

As a Pulitzer Prize-nominated foreign correspondent, Jeffrey Fleishman has covered wars in Kosovo, Iraq, Libya and Afghanistan. In his post as Cairo Bureau Chief for the Los Angeles Times, he recently witnessed the fall of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's regime. But Jeffrey's new novel, Shadow Man, tackles a different kind of battle - pitting a relatively young man against his own, sharply-fading memories.

Jeffrey joined Margaret to talk about the inspiration behind Shadow Man, which is vastly different than his debut novel, Promised Virgins: A Novel of Jihad. He also shared how some of his own experiences have been woven into the two tales.

Please click here for more information about Shadow Man. Click here if you'd like to read Jeffrey's coverage for the Los Angeles Times. Follow Jeffrey on Twitter: @JeffreyLAT

Jeffrey's wife Clare also wrote for the Times. Click here for her blog. Click here to learn more about her work with probiotics and health.

Jeffrey Fleishman will read from and sign copies of Shadow Man at two events:

5pm tonight (Tuesday, September 4): Elliott Bay Book Company, Seattle

7pm tomorrow (Wednesday, September 5): Third Place Books, Lake Forest Park

 

 

 

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