A Long Way Gone

Author: Ishmael Beah
Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books
ISBN: 9780374706524
Size: 53.93 MB
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By thirteen, he'd been picked up by the government army, and Beah, at heart a gentle boy, found that he was capable of truly terrible acts. This is a rare and mesmerizing account, told with real literary force and heartbreaking honesty.

Radiance Of Tomorrow

Author: Ishmael Beah
Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books
ISBN: 0374709432
Size: 26.58 MB
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At the center of Radiance of Tomorrow are Benjamin and Bockarie, two longtime friends who return to their hometown, Imperi, after the civil war. The village is in ruins, the ground covered in bones.

Lion A Long Way Home Young Readers Edition

Author: Saroo Brierley
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1743772173
Size: 31.89 MB
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Then he set off on a journey back to India to see if he could find his mother. This inspirational true story of survival and triumph against incredible odds is now a major motion picture starring Dev Patel, David Wenham and Nicole Kidman.

A Long Way From Paradise

Author: Leah Chishugi
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0748117032
Size: 14.46 MB
Format: PDF
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A LONG WAY FROM PARADISE is a deeply courageous narrative of one woman's survival of personal trauma and finding a greater purpose in life through devotion to the service of others.

War Child

Author: Emmanuel Jal
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1429918756
Size: 28.11 MB
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In the mid-1980s, Emmanuel Jal was a seven year old Sudanese boy, living in a small village with his parents, aunts, uncles, and siblings.

Child Soldiers In Africa

Author: Alcinda Honwana
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812204778
Size: 49.77 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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In Child Soldiers in Africa, Alcinda Honwana draws on her firsthand experience with children of Angola and Mozambique, as well as her study of the phenomenon for the United Nations and the Social Science Research Council, to shed light on ...

Minor Characters

Author: Joyce Johnson
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440621241
Size: 34.40 MB
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Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award “Among the great American literary memoirs of the past century. . .a riveting portrait of an era.

An African In Greenland

Author: Tété-Michel Kpomassie
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 9780940322882
Size: 19.60 MB
Format: PDF
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A native of Africa, the author recounts how a picture book about Greenland inspired him to embark on a life-changing journey that would last for ten years, leading him to the Ivory Coast, Senegal, Mauritania, Paris, Copenhagen, and, ...

Robert Downey Jr

Author: Ben Falk
Publisher: Pavilion Books
ISBN: 1910232122
Size: 25.43 MB
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Funny, definitive and entertaining, this is the first book that dares to glimpse inside the psyche of a brilliant and complex icon of our times.