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The Spy Who Was Left Behind
True Story of an International Betrayal
February 20, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:15 pm
As the first speaker in 2019, the World Affairs Council of South Texas is bringing Michael Pullara, the author of an acclaimed book, The Spy Who Was Left Behind, as our luncheon speaker. The book carefully constructs granular details behind this true story of murder in the Soviet Republic of Georgia.Mr. Pullarais a Texas trial lawyer. He represents plaintiffs in complicated commercial disputes and, on a pro bono basis, individuals suing for violations of their human rights. During his thirty-eight-year career he has represented death row inmates seeking free exercise of religion, American oil companies suing Italian mobsters, Arabs suing for damages in Iraq, and small business owners suing international telecoms for fraud and breach of contract. The Spy Who Was Left Behind is his first book.
The book is published by Scribner, Simon and Schuster and will be available and signed by the author at the luncheon. The buffet luncheon will open at 11:30 am. Mr. Pullara will speak and take questions from the audience from Noon to 1:15 pm. The price of the luncheon event is $40 for members, $50 for non-members and $35 for students and military personnel. There is a discount of $10 for early online registration that ends at midnight/early morning of Monday of this event.
COME JOIN US FOR THIS EXTRAORDINARY CONVERSATION AT THE Emerald Beach Hotel!
Purchase luncheon tickets below. You may also pay at the door with cash, check or credit card.
To avoid the ticketing fee, and take advantage of the discount, you may send a check to the World Affairs Council of South Texas, 4409 Sue Circle, Texas 78410. Please make sure your checks arrive by Monday, February 18 .
For other information, please contact Dr. Anantha Babbili, WACST President, at 361.563.5177 or at [email protected]