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Read the Resistance – A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Women and Men Fighting Extremism in Africa

Wednesday, October 24, 7pm
Left Bank Books

Join Read the Resistance for a reading group discussion of A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Women and Men Fighting Extremism in Africa by Alexis Okeowo!

In A Moonless, Starless Sky Okeowo weaves together four narratives that form a powerful tapestry of modern Africa: a young couple, kidnap victims of Joseph Kony's LRA; a Mauritanian waging a lonely campaign against modern-day slavery; a women's basketball team flourishing amid war-torn Somalia; and a vigilante who takes up arms against the extremist group Boko Haram. This debut book by one of America's most acclaimed young journalists illuminates the inner lives of ordinary people doing the extraordinary--lives that are too often hidden, underreported, or ignored by the rest of the world.

Get A Moonless, Starless Sky for 20% off in store and online during the months of September and October!

Parking: Lot one block north; street parking (meters free after 7pm). For directions and public transportation information, click here.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 7:00pm
Left Bank Books
399 N. Euclid Ave.
Saint Louis, MO 63108
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$20.80
ISBN: 9780316382939
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Hachette Books - October 3rd, 2017