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Helene Cooper's 'The House At Sugar Beach'

Oct 21, 2008 (Morning Edition)

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Journalist Helene Cooper fled her home country of Liberia as a young woman when civil war erupted in 1980. She details the journey that took her back to Liberia in her memoir, The House at Sugar Beach: In Search of a Lost African Childhood. Cooper tells Renee Montagne what it was like to return to Liberia after 23 years.

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