Connect Event: Frances Vieta '64 discusses her book, Love in the Land of Barefoot Soldiers

An epic historical narrative situated in Ethiopia during the 1930s.

Please join Frances Vieta '64 as she discusses her forthcoming book, Love in the Land of Barefoot Soldiers.  The novel fuses geography, history, clashing cultures, and daring characters.  It is an epic historical narrative, war story, love story, and commentary on the failure of the League of Nations to keep the peace when Italy invades Ethiopia in 1935. Frances will be sharing vintage video clips to show the historical setting and how the book developed.


Wednesday, February 4, 2015


Time: Book Launch at 6 pm and dinner following (Reservations are required for both)


Location: The Coffee House Club, 20 W. 44th Street, 6th Floor


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