Books by Alephonsion Deng

Alephonsion and Benson Deng, and their cousin Benjamin Ajak were relocated from the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya to the United States as part of an international refugee relief program. They arrived in 2001. Now all in their mid-twenties, Benjamin, Benson


DISTURBED IN THEIR NESTS by Alephonsion Deng
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 6, 2018

"This book represents the beginning—or a necessary reset—of an essential dialogue."
A "lost boy" of Sudan and a California housewife forge a bond in this compelling dual memoir. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 13, 2005

"Well-meaning, and valuable as a document of the refugee experience. The boys' narrative, however, would have been better served by a commentary explaining the ongoing Sudanese crisis and otherwise adding more depth to this child's-eye view of events."
Three "lost boys" of Sudan remember lives lived far away from the torrents of history. Read full book review >