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

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Book Discussion on Men We Reaped

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Public Affairs Event
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Oxford, Mississippi, United States
First Aired:
Oct 19, 2013
Last Aired:
Dec 31, 2013

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  • Oct 19, 2013 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 03, 2013 | 3:49am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 09, 2013 | 12:50pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 31, 2013 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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