Book Talk | July 2, 2010 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

Palo Alto Weekly

- July 2, 2010

Book Talk

HOMETOWN 'HERO' ... Best-selling Menlo Park writer Bruce Henderson will discuss his novel "Hero Found: The Greatest POW Escape of the Vietnam War" July 21 at 7:30 p.m. at Kepler's, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park. "Hero" is the harrowing true story of U.S. Navy pilot Dieter Dengler's escape from a P.O.W. camp in Vietnam in 1966. The tale was made famous by the 2006 Werner Herzog film "Rescue Dawn" starring Christian Bale (as Dengler). Author Bruce Henderson is a former newspaper and magazine writer. He currently teaches nonfiction writing at Stanford University and lives in Menlo Park.

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