Washington, DC

Ramadan Drummer Reading at Upshur Street Books

Upshur Street Books
827 Upshur Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20011

Shots ring out, and a child is wounded. After an unexpected encounter, a teenage girl goes missing. In The Ramadan Drummer, a timely story of clashing values and the search for connection in a multicultural world, a police detective and a reporter–a Jewish man and a Muslim woman–try to find out what happened.

Randolph Splitter graduated from Hamilton College, earned a Ph.D. in English from the University of California, Berkeley, and taught for many years at Caltech and De Anza College. The author of two previous books, he’s also written prize-winning screenplays and made short films. He currently lives with his wife in Portland, Oregon.

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