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'A cleverly written superb and charming...work garnished with delectable prose. So the Path Does Not Die illuminates the diaspora experience.' Afrikult.comLong after Fina has left Sierra Leone for America memories of a broken initiation still haunt her. She longs to return home to find her grandmother and follow the path that had been set for young girls centuries past.Fina's inner turmoil and feelings of 'otherness' persist as she travels further from the streets of Freetown to Washington D.C. and echo with the tensions ambiguities and fragmentation of the diaspora. Ultimately the broken path of her childhood takes Fina back to Sierra Leone to a life she had never imagined for herself.So the Path Does Not Die is a tender and gently observed novel exploring among other issues attitudes towards female circumcision. It is a beautifully rendered novel from an exciting new voice in African literature. 'This absorbing novel vividly brings the African diaspora to life...Hollist excels at social interaction dialogue clothing economic detail and social gatherings.' World Literature Today