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Edward Challita - Author

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Beirut to America part 1
From Beirut to America - Part 1

Edward Challita's debut novel, From Beirut to America - Part 1, is a captivating true-life story of his twenty-six-year journey from a life in Lebanon during the civil war, to France, and then the USA. It's a unique experience marked by peril and strife, but also hope and redemption in the end. Follow Edward's journey as he navigates through life-changing events and comes out on the other side with a new perspective on the world. This is a must-read for anyone who loves a good memoir.

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From Beirut to America Part 2 is the continuation of Edward Challita’s true-life story: the second twenty-six-year journey from a life in France, then the USA. His experience is a unique one, marked by peril and strife, but then also by hope and redemption in the end.

Edward was born in Beirut, from Christian French/Lebanese parents who lived in West Beirut as French citizens during the devastating civil war in the 1970s. This is the story of Edward’s survival and escape from certain disaster. His life story carries a message of hope, showing that people, no matter what dire circumstances they find themselves in, can succeed despite overwhelming odds.

Edward now works in cyber security and has lived in the USA for most of his life, with two lovely kids, Angelina 13, and Leo 7. In his spare time, he is also an actor and producer.

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De Beyrouth à l'Amérique est la première partie de l’autobiographie d’Edward Challita: vingt-six ans d'une vie qui démarre au Liban pendant la guerre civile, en passant par la France, puis aux États-Unis. Son expérience est unique, marquée par le péril et les conflits, mais aussi par l'espoir et la rédemption.

Edward est né à Beyrouth, de parents chrétiens franco-libanais qui vivaient à Beyrouth-Ouest en tant que citoyens français pendant la guerre civile dévastatrice des années 1970. C'est l'histoire de la survie d’Edward et de son évasion d'un désastre certain. L'histoire de sa vie porte un message d'espoir, montrant que les gens, quelles que soient les circonstances difficiles dans lesquelles ils se trouvent, peuvent réussir malgré des obstacles écrasants.

Edward vit depuis vingt-six ans aux États-Unis avec deux adorables enfants, Angelina 13 et Leo 7, et travaille dans la cybersécurité. Dans ses temps libres, il est également acteur et producteur.

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