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What Is the What by Dave Eggers

Date and Time: March 16, 2020, 7:00 PM CT

Location: Haysville Friends of the Library, 210 S Hays Ave, Haysville
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From the series, African Experiences of Migration
Discussion Leader: Trish Reeves

This moving novel traces the story of Valentino Achak Deng, one of thousands of Lost Boys of Sudan, who fled on foot to escape the death squads of militias overtaking their villages. They walked hundreds of miles, evading threats from government bombers, wild animals, and environmental dangers to reach a place where they could live in freedom. Many of these boys, like Valentino, were settled in the United States, where new challenges tried their resilience. This novel describes, through one man's experiences, the extraordinary circumstances of the transitions Lost Boys endured.

Sponsored by: Haysville Friends of the Library

For more information about this event, please contact:
Marion Renner
(316) 524-6450

 

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