Book Discussion on The Devil that Danced on the Water

Ms. Forna talked about her book The Devil That Danced on the Water, published by Grove Atlantic. When she was ten,… read more

Ms. Forna talked about her book The Devil That Danced on the Water, published by Grove Atlantic. When she was ten, Ms. Forna’s father, an opposition leader in Sierra Leone, was executed by the government of Siaka Stevens. Ms. Forna describes her memories of seeing her father being taken away by government security forces, and talks about how, years later, she uncovered what exactly happened to him. Following the talk, Ms. Forna took questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on The Devil that Danced on the Water

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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Mar 2, 2003
Last Aired:
Jul 26, 2003

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  • Mar 02, 2003 | 9:54pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 20, 2003 | 5:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 03, 2003 | 4:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 26, 2003 | 8:46am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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