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Meet the Author: Philip Caine, 11 March, 2.00 pm

Posted on: March 6th, 2016 by admin

When: Friday 11 March at 2.00 pm – 3.00 pm

Where: St Annes Library

Cost: £3; £2.50 for FOSAL members


Come along and meet local author Philip Caine and chat to him about his book Picnic in Iraq.

Philip has over 35 years’ experience, operating  projects across three continents, within the Oil & Gas Industry, providing support in facilitates &  project management, in remote and hazardous locations.

The end of the Iraq War in 2003, took Philip to Baghdad, where he directed the operations and project management, of multiple accommodation bases for the American Military. A challenging, hazardous & demanding location  that required him  to provide and deliver full support for over 30,000 troops, over nine separate  locations,  throughout Baghdad and Northern Iraq; a prioject that lasted almost seven years.

Philip, semi-retired in 2014 and began writing his first novel Picnic in Iraq in February 2015. He is currently working on a sequel.

You can read more about Philip and his writing here.