Book Discussion on Men We Reaped
Jesmyn Ward talked about her book, Men We Reaped, a memoir about growing up poor in Mississippi and the deaths of five men from her… read more
Jesmyn Ward talked about her book, Men We Reaped, a memoir about growing up poor in Mississippi and the deaths of five men from her hometown that she was close to, including her younger brother. She talked about the circumstances of their deaths and the role that race, poverty, and a lack of opportunity played in their early demise. Ms. Ward spoke at Square Books in Oxford, Mississippi. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Jesmyn Ward Assistant Professor University of South Alabama->English Department
The C-SPAN BookTV Bus crew visited Square Books, a bookstore in downtown Oxford.
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