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An Evening With Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

Monday, November 12 @ 8:00 pm

Chapman Conference Center (Building 3, 2nd Floor, Room 3210)

300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States

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One of today’s leading African writers and scholars, Kenyan-born Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s Wrestling with the Devil: A Prison Memoir (The New Press) is the unforgettable chronicle of the year this brilliant novelist and memoirist, long favored for the Nobel Prize, was thrown in a Kenyan jail without charge. There, he lives in a prison block with eighteen other political prisoners, quarantined from the general prison population. He captures not only the excruciating pain that comes from being cut off from his wife and children, but also the spirit of defiance that defines hope. Ultimately, Wrestling with the Devil is a testimony to the power of imagination to help humans break free of confinement, which is truly the story of all art.

TICKETS AVAILABLE OCTOBER 29, 2018 at 10 A.M.

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Tickets will be required for admission to this presentation. Seating with a ticket is on a “first come, first served” basis. Seats will only be held up to ten (10) minutes before the start of the session. Tickets for unfilled seats will be distributed to the standby line on a first come first served basis.

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Tickets $20

Details

Date:
Monday, November 12
Time:
8:00 pm
Cost:
$20

Authors

Other

Language
English
Occurrence
Annual

Venue

Chapman Conference Center (Building 3, 2nd Floor, Room 3210)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States
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