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Book Talk and Signing, ‘Escape from Hell: Based on the True Story of a Syrian Political Prisoner’
January 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Join co-authors Zubair Rushk and Daniel Romm as they discuss their new book, Escape from Hell: Based on the True Story of a Syrian Political Prisoner. Escape from Hell is a powerful and enlightening historical political narrative that chronicles Rushk’s motivations for leaving Syria, the horrors he faced, and his journey to the United States. Co-authors Rushk and Romm will discuss the main arguments presented in the book including the US administration’s travel ban, torture in a political prison, war effects on the health of children, and discrimination. The talk will be followed by a book signing.
Zubair Rushk is a senior at UNC-Chapel Hill majoring in global studies.
Dan Romm is a retired physician. He found Rushk through a newspaper article and offered to be his mentor which led to this book.