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DISTURBED IN THEIR NESTS: A Journey From Sudan’s Dinkaland to San Diego’s City Heights

In DISTURBED IN THEIR NESTS, new from Blackstone in Nov. 2018, 19 year-old Sudanese refugee Alephonsion Deng is greeted by suburban mom Judy Bernstein at the International Rescue Committee in San Diego. Their memoir recounts the initial collision of their cultures, growing trust, and ultimate friendship in adjusting Alepho to his new country, and reveals two very different ideas about America and its promises.