TITLE: Lalita Tademy: Book Fest 07
SPEAKER: Lalita Tademy
EVENT DATE: 2007/09/29
RUNNING TIME: 27 minutes
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Lalita Tademy in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
Speaker Biography: Lalita Tademy was vice president and general manager of a Silicon Valley Fortune 500 company before turning to writing. Her historical novel "Cane River" (2001) is the result of stories she uncovered through her extensive research into her family's history. The novel became an instant best seller and an Oprah Book Club selection. She blends American history with stories of her ancestors in her newest book, "Red River" (Warner Books, 2007). She lives in California.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2007