Ru Freeman: "On Sal Mal Lane"

Ru Freeman: "On Sal Mal Lane"

A journalist uses her experiences growing up during Sri Lanka's civil war to inform her latest novel. Ru Freeman describes how growing religious and ethnic tensions affected children from diverse backgrounds living on an ordinary lane in Colombo in the years preceding the war.

A journalist uses her experiences growing up during Sri Lanka's civil war to inform her latest novel. Ru Freeman describes how growing religious and ethnic tensions affected children from diverse backgrounds living on an ordinary lane in Colombo in the years preceding the war.

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Ru Freeman

activist, journalist and author of "A Disobedient Girl."

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From "On Sal Mal Lane" by Ru Freeman. Copyright © 2013 by Ru Freeman. Excerpted with permission of Graywolf Press. All rights reserved.

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