Radiance of Tomorrow

Beah, Ishmael

(Book - 2014)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Radiance of Tomorrow
"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: 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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"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

This book is the second from
the author, who is from Sierra Leone, West Africa. He writes about what he knows and he knows and is a Sierra Leoneon
He is from the poorest country in the world that has been through carnage and yet is a country made up of the most hospitable people.


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