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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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