Father of the Lost Boys with Yuot A. Alaak

Wednesday 20th October 2021

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.

Bookings essential.

Venue: Library Lounge

Cost: Free

How to Book: 
Email: libadmin@vincent.wa.gov.au 
Phone: 9273 6090
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**Places are strictly limited due to COVID-19 regulations. If you are unable to attend, please cancel your booking by contacting 9273 6090. This will allow us to re-assign your place to another patron. Please stay home if you are unwell or have flu-like symptoms. All attendees will be reminded to practice physical distancing by remaining 1.5 metres away from others.**

Event Details

Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Venue: 99 Loftus Street, Leederville, Western Australia, 6007

Event Date(s)

  • Wednesday 20th October 2021

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