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The Resource An Olympic dream : the story of Samia Yusuf Omar, by Reinhard Kleist

An Olympic dream : the story of Samia Yusuf Omar, by Reinhard Kleist

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An Olympic dream : the story of Samia Yusuf Omar
Title
An Olympic dream
Title remainder
the story of Samia Yusuf Omar
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by Reinhard Kleist
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Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
The image of Samia Yusuf Omar running for last place at the 2008 Beijing Olympics will forever be imprinted in the minds of all who saw it: The lean Somalian, wearing knee-length leggings and a baggy T-shirt, came in seconds behind her competitors. What the cheering crowd couldn't know then was what it took to get there. An Olympic Dream follows Omar's second attempt to represent her country at the Olympics, this time in London. Reinhard Kleist pictures the athlete training in one of the most dangerous cities in the world; her passage through Sudan and into Libya; and her fateful attempt to reach Europe. By telling the story of one remarkable woman, Kleist gives voice to the thousands of migrants who risk their lives daily for a better future
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Follows the Somalian Olympian's attempt to represent her country at the 2012 London Olympics, that ended in her untimely death while traveling to Europe
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Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Biography type
individual biography
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10490202
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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1970-
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Kleist, Reinhard
Dewey number
  • 796.42092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
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Hahnenberger, Ivanka
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True
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  • Omar, Samia Yusuf
  • Olympic Games
  • Olympic Games
  • Olympic athletes
  • Women runners
  • Refugees
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adult
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the story of Samia Yusuf Omar
Label
An Olympic dream : the story of Samia Yusuf Omar, by Reinhard Kleist
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Note
  • Originally published in German as Der traum vom Olympia : die geschichte von Samia Yusuf Omar
  • Translated from German to English by Ivanka Hahnenberger
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
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rdacarrier
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  • text
  • still image
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  • txt
  • sti
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  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn921864072
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
147 pages
Isbn
9781910593097
Lccn
2016388002
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)921864072
Label
An Olympic dream : the story of Samia Yusuf Omar, by Reinhard Kleist
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published in German as Der traum vom Olympia : die geschichte von Samia Yusuf Omar
  • Translated from German to English by Ivanka Hahnenberger
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn921864072
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
147 pages
Isbn
9781910593097
Lccn
2016388002
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)921864072

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