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Library News Release

Release Date: 11/08/2012

Tom Gething reads from 'Under a False Flag' Dec. 1 at The Seattle Public Library

Tom Gething

Local author Tom Gething will read from his book "Under a False Flag" from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 at The Seattle Public Library, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 4, Howard S. Wright & Janet W. Ketcham Meeting Room 2.


Library events are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Parking is available in the Central Library garage for $6 on weekends.


"Under a False Flag" is a work of historical fiction that takes place in the 1970s during the CIA's secret war against Chile's Marxist president, Salvador Allende.


"Under a False Flag" is Gething's debut novel. His stories have appeared in The Soundings Review and The Barcelona Review. He lives in Bellevue.


This event is sponsored by The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Books will be available for purchase and signing.


For more information, call the branch at 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian.

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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