A Journalist's Kidnapping, Release and Lifelong Battle with PTSD

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Sulome Anderson and her father, journalist Terry Anderson.

Journalist Sulome Anderson first met her father, Terry Anderson, in 1991 after he was held hostage by a Shiite Muslim Militia for six years. Terry Anderson was working as the Middle East bureau chief for the AP covering the civil war in Lebanon. In The Hostage’s Daughter: A Story of Family, Madness and the Middle East, she details her father’s battle with drug abuse, PTSD and mental illness as result of his captivity, and how she and her family were affected by the politics and press surrounding the Lebanese Hostage Crisis.

Event: The official book release will be held on Tuesday, October 4th at 7:30 p.m. at The Brooklyn Brewery (79 North 11th Street, Brooklyn). Sulome Anderson will be in conversation with her father, Terry Anderson.