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What is the What of South Sudan?

  • Mercy Corps Action Center 28 Southwest 1st Avenue Portland, OR, 97204 United States (map)

Dave Eggers’ 2006 novel, What Is the What, was a riveting lens into the complexities of South Sudan, based on the life of "lost boy" Valentino Achak Deng. Now, Deng joins Steve Zodrow, Mercy Corps senior program officer for East and South Africa, in a discussion about the threat of famine and the future of South Sudan after years of civil war. Moderated by WorldOregon.

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