A True Story of Life, Death and Coffee

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Bestselling author Dave Eggers and Mokhtar Alkhanshali, a Yemeni coffee farmer and the subject of Eggers' new book, discuss The Monk of Mokha. Eggers tells the true story of Alkhanshali who was raised in San Francisco and dreamed of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee. At age 24, he left San Francisco and traveled to Yemen to tour terraced farms in the mountains. But when war broke out in Yemen, he was forced to reconsider his dreams.

This segment is guest hosted by Mary Harris.

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