The Invention of Florida — Les Standiford

Date: Friday, October 25, 2019
Time: 7:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Social Hall, Lewis Family Religious Life Complex

Contact: Janice Baisman, 786.364.9445 or jbaisman@tbam.org


 


Brotherhood of Temple Beth Am
cordially invites all men and women
to dinner and to hear author, lecturer and historian

Les Standiford
as he discusses “The Invention of Florida”


Friday evening, October 25th, 7:45 pm
Immediately following Shabbat Services
Social Hall, Lewis Family Religious Life Complex


Les Standiford is the author of 21 books, including the critically acclaimed work of non-fiction, “Last Train to Paradise: Henry Flagler and the Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Railroad that Crossed an Ocean,” a History Channel Top-Ten Pick.

Director and Founder of the Creative Writing Program at Florida International University, Les teaches courses on Fiction Writing, Narrative Non-Fiction and Screenwriting. His book, “The Man Who Invented Christmas,” was released in 2017 as a feature film starring Dan Stevens and Christopher Plummer. His latest book — “Palm Beach, Mar-a-Lago, and the Rise of America's Xanadu” — will be published in November 2019.


FREE for PAID 2019–2020 Brotherhood Members /
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