With an African father and a Scottish mother, novelist, essayist, and BBC Radio commentator Aminatta Forna was destined to travel. So it makes complete sense that many of the essays in this thought-provoking collection address family and home. Is home Scotland, where she was born? Or Sierra Leone, where she saw her father fight and die for freedom? Or is it Tehran, where, as a teenager in 1979, she witnessed the Iranian revolution? Whether she's discussing the perils of sleep, sexual harassment, or her love of dogs, tones of Africa and a Highlander's lilt can be heard in Forna's voice. Forna sounds like she's at home anywhere in the world. B.P. © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2021]
Library Ed. Recorded Books 2021
CD ISBN 9781705030950 $77.75 Seven CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781665086455 $39.95 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 9781705031018 multiple sources
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