‘The promise of America is still there’

Nigerian American author Okey Ndibe discussed his critically acclaimed memoir “Never Look an American in the Eye” at Winsted Community Bookstore last week. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

WINSTED —  Author and West Hartford resident Okey Ndibe gave a talk about his book “Never Look an American in the Eye” at the Winsted Community Bookstore on Saturday, Jan. 13.

Ndibe’s book, which was published last year, is a memoir of his experiences growing up in Nigeria and immigrating to America.

During his talk, Ndibe spoke about his experiences in America, including how he was mistaken for a bank robber by police a few days after he came to the United States.

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