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Tonight: A Conversation With Lily Burana

A few months ago, I received an advance copy of Lily Burana's book, I Love a Man inUniform. A little about the book:

An all-American love story about a former punk-rock stripper and her unlikely marriage to an officer in the U.S. Army.

In this brave, eloquent, and often funny memoir, critically acclaimed author Lily Burana writes about love, war, and the realities of military marriage with an honesty few writers would dare.

A former exotic dancer who once had a penchant for anarchist politics and purple hair dye, Lily's rebellious past never would have suggested a marriage into the military. But then she met Mike, a Military Intelligence officer, and fell hopelessly in love, resulting in a most unorthodox romance--poignant, passionate, and utterly unpredictable.

After Lily and Mike said "I do" in a brief pre-deployment City Hall ceremony, Mike left for Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Lily was left in a strange town to endure his absence alone, with no support system and little knowledge of the vast and confusing military world into which she had married.

I found Lily's book (and Lily) to be interesting, on so many levels. I'll be publishing a full review here at SpouseBUZZ soon.Lily will join us this evening on LIVEWIRE to chat about her life and her book. I'm looking forward to talking with Lily, there's a lot of ground I want to cover, and I'm sure it's going to be a great show.Listen live at 8:00 p.m. EST by clicking here. If you have a question for Lily, we'll open the phone lines and let you talk to her. The dial in number is 646.478.5665. Don't forget to join us in the chat room. Show Full Article

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