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These Wilds Beyond Our Fences: Letters to My Daughter on Humanity's Search for Home

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Tackling some of the world's most profound questions through the intimate lens of fatherhood, Bayo Akomolafe embarks on a journey of discovery as he maps the contours of the spaces between himself and his three-year-old daughter, Alethea. In a narrative that manages to be both intricate and unguarded, he discovers that something as commonplace as becoming a father is a cos ...more
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Published November 7th 2017 by North Atlantic Books
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