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Meet the Author: Searching for Patty Hearst with Journalist Roger D. Rapoport

Wednesday, January 31, 6 – 7:30 pm
SLO Library Community Room

Join us in the SLO Library Community Room to hear author Roger D. Rapoport discuss his new novel, Searching for Patty Hearst. 

The kidnapping of Patty Hearst in 1974 was a story that transfixed the entire nation. Roger Rapoport was one of the primary journalists to cover Hearst’s kidnapping, as well as her subsequent trial for crimes committed alongside her kidnappers. In this work of historical fiction, the author explores alternative theories of the crime and delves into the complex psychology of many of the key actors in a drama that kept the country riveted.

Award winning film producer, publisher, author and investigative journalist Roger Rapoport has covered the Patty Hearst story for half a century. This book is the culmination of years of research and illuminates a controversial chapter in the Hearst Family’s history.