David Ngheim, Author of "Bicycle Diaries" to Lecture

Release Date: Friday, November 11, 2011

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Author David Ngheim will present the lecture, “Bicycle Diaries: Bicycling through Latin America” on Monday, November 21, 12:30 p.m. -1:45 p.m. in the Redmond Room, St. Joseph Hall. The lecture is sponsored by the Department of Political Science at Chestnut Hill College.  

David E.X.N. Nghiem, the author of “Jackfruit: A Bicycle Quest Through Latin America” (Booklocker.com, 2009) will speak about his experience cycling through ten countries for 300 days including Peru, Bolivia, all of Central America and part of Mexico for approximately 2,000 miles in 2001 and 2002. His recently published book, “Jackfruit” is based on this expedition.

Nghiem is a writer and analyst with a background in biomedical and space engineering. He has worked with NASA, MIT, and Boston University in this capacity and is a graduate of Boston University. He has appeared on various Latin American and English media programs, including talk shows on television and radio, speaking about his adventures and investigations.
The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Jacqueline C. Reich, Ph.D. at reichj@chc.edu or call 215.753.3630.