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Auburn University selects ‘The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind’ as 2014-15 Common Book

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Auburn University has selected “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope” for its 2014-15 Auburn Connects! Common Book Program.

In the New York Times bestseller by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer, Kamkwamba chronicles his experiences growing up in a small village in Malawi, Africa. He shares African folklore, insights into local and national government, details about cultural customs and the harsh realities of famine. Kamkwamba will be on the Auburn campus Sept. 9 to speak about those experiences.

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