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    Panel Discussion on War Stories

    Authors Candace Millard, Ishmael Beah, Colonel Gregory Fontenot (Retired), and Whitney Terrell talk about war stories. They spoke at the Unbound Book Festival in Columbia, Missouri.

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    Radiance of Tomorrow

    Ishmael Beah talked about his novel, Radiance of Tomorrow, about life in Sierra Leone following the Civil War that ended in 2002. Beah was a child soldier in the civil war and wrote about…

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    Radiance of Tomorrow

    Ishmael Beah, a former child soldier, talked about his forthcoming book, Radiance of Tomorrow. It is a novel set after the civil war in Sierra Leone. Mr. Beah was interviewed at Book Expo…

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    Book and Author Breakfast

    Panelists including Ishmael Beah, author of The Radiance of Tomorrow: A Novel, Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age…

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    Panel on Immigration Memoirs

    Authors discussed their memoirs about immigration. After all the authors had made a presentation, they responded to questions from members of the audience. Ms. Pellegrino moderated. Panelists: Former…

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    A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

    Ishmael Beah talked about and read excerpts from his book, A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. As a boy of 12, Mr. Beah was forced to become a…

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    Q&A with Ishmael Beah

    Ishmael Beah was interviewed about his book A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. As a boy of 12, Mr. Beah was forced to become a soldier in Sierra…

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