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James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy

Speaker: Philip Caputo

RYP Spring Mixer and Book Signing with Author Philip Caputo

Monday, May 15, 2017
5:00 PM  to 8:00 PM

Under the Volcano
2349 Bissonnet Street
Houston, Texas, USA

Join the Baker Institute Roundtable Young Professionals (RYP) for their spring mixer at Under the Volcano, followed by a reading and book signing with best-selling author Philip Caputo at Brazos Bookstore. Caputo will read from his new book, “Some Rise by Sin,” which tells the story of a Franciscan priest struggling to walk a moral path through the shifting and fatal realities of an isolated Mexican village. Copies of the book will be available for purchase after the reading. Join the conversation online with #BakerRYP. This event is open to young professionals age 45 and under. Registration is free for RYP members and $15 for nonmembers. For registration assistance, contact events coordinator Macy Pruitt (713.348.4336 or mpruitt@rice.edu). For more information about membership, please visit the RYP page or contact Emily Kinkaid at 713.348.5191 or emily.kinkaid@rice.edu. Full refunds are available before 5:00 pm on Friday, May 12. After this date, you may send an alternate to attend the event without an additional charge.

Open to the Public / Registration Required / Admission Charge

Biography of Philip Caputo:
Philip Caputo is an award-winning journalist who shared a Pulitzer Prize for reporting in 1973. He is the author of many works of fiction and nonfiction, including the critically acclaimed Vietnam War memoir “A Rumor of War.” His novels include “Acts of Faith,” “The Voyage,” “Horn of Africa” and “Crossers.” His 2013 book, “The Longest Road,” was a New York Times best-seller.

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