"How do you try to shape a future if you have a past that's still pulling at you?"
"What begins as a story of survivors returning to what used to be home and attempting to reconstruct the rhythms of normal life takes several surprising turns as Beah carefully unfolds his elegant and layered narrative." — Shelf Awareness
See the full summary, review and interview with Ishmael Beah on Shelf-Awareness.com.
Praise for RADIANCE OF TOMORROW:
"Beah, who broke our hearts with the haunting memoir of his life as a boy soldier, will render readers speechless with the radiance of his storytelling in this novel of grace, forgiveness, and a vision of a tomorrow without conflict." — Library Journal, starred review
“UNICEF Ambassador Beah writes lyrically and passionately about ugly realities as well as about the beauty and dignity of traditional ways.” — Kirkus Reviews, starred review
“In RADIANCE OF TOMORROW, Beah has produced a formidable and memorable novel—a story of resilience and survival, and, ultimately, rebirth.” — Publishers Weekly, review by Edwidge Danticat
“The power of the story is in the close-up, heartbreaking detail of the struggle for survival, the cruelty, and also the kindness.” — Booklist
RADIANCE OF TOMORROW will be available from Farrar, Straus & Giroux on January 7.