Santa Monica Public Library’s Ocean Park branch will host Dr. Avraham Perlmutter, author of “Determined: The Story of a Holocaust Survivor,” on Tuesday, July 14, at 6 p.m.

Perlmutter will discuss his experience escaping Nazi capture three times as a young boy, eventually winning his freedom. The autobiography takes readers from his childhood, through Nazi occupation, to his efforts to establish the State of Israel, and into adulthood in the United States. “Determined: The Story of a Holocaust Survivor” was recently announced as the winner in the Autobiography / Biography category of the Amsterdam Book Festival Awards.

Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing following the program.

For more information about this event, please contact the Ocean Park Branch Library at (310) 458-8683 or go to the Santa Monica Public Library website at www.smpl.org.

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