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Panel Discussion on the Jonestown Tragedy with Judy Bebelaar, Deborah Layton, & Julia Sheeres

Panel Discussion on the Jonestown Tragedy with Judy Bebelaar, Deborah Layton, & Julia Sheeres

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East Bay Booksellers welcomes Deborah Layton, Judy Bebelaar, & Julia Scheers to read from their books and discuss the tragedy of Jonestown and the People's Temple to commemorate the 40th anniversary. As part of the panel discussion, author Judy Bebelaar will be reading from her recent book And Then They Were Gone: Children of People's Temple from San Francisco to Jonestown, which she co-authored along with Ron Cabral. Judy Bebelaar taught for 37 years in San Francisco public high schools: Samuel Gompers, Opportunity, Galileo, McAteer and International Studies Academy. Deborah Layton was born in Tooele, Utah, in 1953. She lives with her family in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is the author of Seductive Poison: A Jonestown Survivor's Story of Life and Death in the People's Temple. Julia Scheeres is the author of New York Times bestselling memoir Jesus Land. She lives in Berkeley, California with her husband and two daughters. She will be reading from her book A Thousand Lives: The Untold Story of Jonestown.

Event Info

  • Dates: November 15, 2018
  • Location: East Bay Booksellers
  • Address: 5433 College Ave., Oakland, CA 94618
  • Time: 7:00 PM
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