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ANCESTRY TALKS With Paul Crooks at Walthamstow Library
Sat 22 April 2017, 15:00 – 17:00 BST
An interactive talk with Paul Crooks, author of 'Ancestors'. Paul traced his family back 6 generations to Ami Djaba who was living in the Krobo Mountain, Ghana. Paul’s acclaimed novel and appearance on Who Do You Think You Are? (Moira Stuart) inspired a generation to start exploring Black and British ancestry.
Paul will talk about his books, his journey to find his family history as a case study. Paul will also talk about and how his novel was inspired by Toussant L'Ouverture and the Haitian Revolution 1791 – 1802) and Jamaica’s Baptist War of 1832.
Go to www.paulcrooks.info more information about Paul Crooks.
Suitable for Ages: Adults
Please book online or visit your local library where a member of staff would be able to book on your behalf.