Book Talk | September 21, 2012 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

Palo Alto Weekly

- September 21, 2012

Book Talk

A DANGEROUS TIME ... Palo Alto author Keith Raffel's "A Fine and Dangerous Season" is set just a few days before the Cuban Missile Crisis when "JFK needs an old friend from his time in Palo Alto to come help him stop two countries hell-bent on nuclear war," according to Raffel. Raffel says he had "a great time researching" JFK's stay during fall quarter of 1940 at the Stanford Business School when he paid $60 per month rent for his place on campus. The book is available through and

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