Radiance of Tomorrow

Beah, Ishmael

Book - 2014
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Radiance of Tomorrow
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"In the aftermath of the war in Sierra Leone, a village comes together to regain the beauty of life as it was in the past"-- Provided by publisher.

Publisher: New York :, Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux,, 2014
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 0374246025
9780374246020
Branch Call Number: FICTION BEAH 2014
Characteristics: ix, 242 pages ;,22 cm

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What happens after the war, when the neighbors who were forced to fight against each other, return home? The moving story of how one village in Sierra Leone struggles to find it's humanity, forgive and forge a new life.


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Mar 16, 2015
  • trudat rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

I have never been this angry reading anything in my life. Not angry at the author... but about his subject, about the injustice in the world, about my powerlessness to stop it. This is not a light story, but I am the better for having read it.

Feb 19, 2014

"A first novel by the internationally best-selling author of A Long Way Gone is an intimate parable about postwar life in Sierra Leone in which two long-time friends return to their ruined home village and struggle to rebuild in the face of violence, scarcity and a corrupt foreign mining company." Fiction A to Z February 2014 newsletter http://www.libraryaware.com/996/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/5fdf91da-47ce-498a-9809-d124d568f696?postId=8c92a5c1-369b-4131-85d1-534a1bd46a6b

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