Sunday, July 07, 2013

"How the World Worked" Book Event with Author Sue Bessmer, Saturday July 13th, 2-4 pm!

Florey's Books welcomes author Sue Bessmer as she discusses her book
"How the World Worked: From the Pharoahs to Christopher Columbus"

***Saturday, July 13th 2:00-4:00pm***

About the Book:

What explains the extraordinary continuity of ancient Egypt despite its many changes in rulers?
How was democracy born in classical Athens? What does “Our Greco-Roman heritage” actually mean?
How was slavery in the ancient world radically different from slavery in the American South?
What role did Venice play in the birth of modern Europe? This collection of essays answers
these intriguing questions and more.

About the Author:

Sue Bessmer is retired from San Francisco State University, where she taught Interdisciplinary Social Science,
with an emphasis on the many and varied ways in which politics, economics and geography shaped the course of
human history. That experience inspired and guided her in the writing of this book.

For more info, please visit her site:

We hope to see you!

***Saturday, July 13th, 2:00-4:00pm***

Florey's Book Co.
2120 Palmetto Ave.
Pacifica, CA 94044
(650) 355-8811
Open 10am to 6pm every day (8pm on Fridays)