FSL announces guest author

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries is pleased to announce that Valerie Plame will be the guest speaker at our November 11 Author Luncheon. Valerie Plame is a former covert CIA operations officer. As a covert operative she worked to protect our national security and prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

Plame authored best sellers Fair Game, My Life as a Spy and My Betrayal by the White House, which became a major motion picture starring Sean Penn and Naomi Watts. She coauthored, with Sara Lovett, Blowback and Burned. Plame narrated and appeared in the critically acclaimed documentary on the dangers of nuclear proliferation, Countdown to Zero and is an active member of the Global Zero Leadership board. Plame has spoken throughout the U.S. and abroad on issues including nuclear proliferation, women in intelligence and the National Security Agency. She writes for a number of news outlets including: Newsweek, CNN, The Daily Beast and The Guardian.

Valerie received a Bachelors degree from Penn State and graduate degrees from the London School of Economics and the College of Europe.

Tickets for the luncheon are $29 and available at the HOA 2 administration office at MountainView. The luncheon choices are chicken citrus salad or citrus salad. Please call 825-2818 for further information.