Author Talk: Sid Balman Seventh Flag

Tenley-Friendship Library

Author Talk: Sid Balman Seventh Flag

Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, 7 p.m.

A National Book Award nominee, Seventh Flag is a work of historical fiction about the radicalization of America that follows four generations of two families in a small West Texas town on their global journeys as they come of age and adapt to shifting paradigms of gender, commerce, patriotism, loyalty, religion and sexuality. Publication date: Oct. 8, 2019. 

Sid Balman, Jr. is a Pulitzer-nominated national security correspondent and fourth generation Texan. He has covered wars in the Persian Gulf, Somalia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Kosovo. Balman now makes Washington, D.C. his home. This is his first novel.