University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Sam Kleiner


Rick & Jan Kleiner

Samuel Kleiner is the author of "The Flying Tigers: The Untold Story of the American Pilots Who Waged A Secret War Against Japan." He is a lawyer based in New York City. He was raised in Tucson, Arizona and holds a BA from Northwestern University, a doctorate in international relations from the University of Oxford, where he was a Marshall Scholar and a JD from Yale Law School. His writing has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Foreign Policy and The Atlantic.


Scheduled events:
War and the Pacific
Tragic stories from war-time Pacific grip our imaginations. But in the hands of these expert raconteurs, they become living testaments to our historical past. James M. Scott, author of "Rampage," Hampton Sides, author of "On Desperate Ground," and Sam Kleiner, author of "The Flying Tigers," bring us the untold stories, heartbreaks, and heroes from the Pacific.

UA BookStore (Seats 150)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Multigenre
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Sam Kleiner, James Scott, Hampton Sides
Moderator: Sara Vladic
High Flyers
Whose heart hasn't been lifted by the tales of World War II's Flying Tigers, or the courageous pursuit of the sound barrier, or the secret science developed at China Lake? American aviation is filled with heroics and heroes. Some of them can be found in recent books by Dan Hampton, Sam Kleiner, Karen Piper and Robert Kurson.

Student Union Gallagher Theater (Seats 340)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Multigenre
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Dan Hampton, Sam Kleiner, Robert Kurson, Karen Piper
Moderator: Lynn Vincent

Book:
The Flying Tigers: The Untold Story of the Americans Pilots
History / Biography
Simon & Schuster
May 2018
ISBN 9780399564130
$28.00, INSTORE
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Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

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