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Father of the Lost Boys with Yuot A. Alaak

20 October @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Free

Yuot A. Alaak is an emerging Western Australian writer, and his memoir, Father of the Lost Boys was shortlisted for the 2018 City of Fremantle Hungerford Award and published in 2020.

Yuot is a former child refugee from South Sudan and was part of the globally known ‘Lost Boys of Sudan’, his memoir centres on his father Mecak Ajang Alaak who assumed care of the Lost Boys in a bid to protect them from becoming child soldiers. Join us as he talks about his extraordinary true story of a man who never ceased to believe that the pen is mightier than the gun.

Beaufort Street books will be in the library selling copies of Father of the Lost Boys on the day.

Details

Date:
20 October
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/father-of-the-lost-boys-with-yuot-a-alaak-tickets-162780036471

Organiser

City of Vincent Library
Phone:
(08) 9273 6090
Website:
https://library.vincent.wa.gov.au/

Venue

City of Vincent Library
99 Loftus Street
Leederville, WA 6007 Australia
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