It took two stopovers and nineteen hours of total flying time for me to become Black

Son of Elsewhere is Elamin Abdelmahmoud memoir told in pieces about leaving behind his live in Sudan to live in Canada. We read of his father leaving because of prosecution to find refugee in Switzerland but got turned away so he made it to Canada to then send for him and his mother. We get a raw look at how Elamin went from living in Sudan to trying to fit into life in Canada.

I truly enjoyed Elamin recounting his experiences, I definitely found myself crying in certain areas, especially reading about his parents and what they did to provide for him. I loved that the author included history and the 401 highway to tie the memoir all together. A truly solid read.

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Hello, I am Cindy, a Jamaican girl living in Trinidad & Tobago who is thoroughly enjoying island life. I started the BookOfCinz platform to encourage people to Read, read More, read Widely, and Read Caribbean.

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