Aminatta Forna: "The Hired Man"

Aminatta Forna: "The Hired Man"

Author Aminatta Forna is known for work -- fiction and non -- based in Sierra Leone, her father's homeland. Her latest novel is, instead, based in Croatia where she examines the questions that plague a community after a period of civil strife. Kojo talks with Forna about healing, hunting and gentrification in "The Hired Man."

Author Aminatta Forna is known for work -- fiction and non -- based in Sierra Leone, her father's homeland. Her latest novel is, instead, based in Croatia where she examines the questions that plague a community after a period of civil strife. Kojo talks with Forna about healing, hunting and gentrification in "The Hired Man."

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Aminatta Forna

author, "The Hired Man"; Sterling Brown '22 Visiting Professor of Africana Studies, Williams College

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THE HIRED MAN © 2013 by Aminatta Forna; reprinted with the permission of the publisher, Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

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