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The Resource Outcasts united : an American town, a refugee team, and one woman's quest to make a difference, Warren St. John

Outcasts united : an American town, a refugee team, and one woman's quest to make a difference, Warren St. John

Label
Outcasts united : an American town, a refugee team, and one woman's quest to make a difference
Title
Outcasts united
Title remainder
an American town, a refugee team, and one woman's quest to make a difference
Statement of responsibility
Warren St. John
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This volume recounts the story of Luma Mufleh, a young Jordanian emigre who created a soccer program in Georgia (U.S.) for young refugees from war-torn nations, telling the story of a determined woman profoundly impacting the lives of dozens of impoverished families. Mufleh forged a team, the Fugees, out of recruits from such disparate lands as Liberia, Sudan, Zaire, Kosovo and Afghanistan. She offered youngsters traumatized by civil war and genocide the chance to enjoy a familiar pastime, often acting as a surrogate mother for children whose struggling parents worked long hours to support them
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
St. John, Warren
Dewey number
796.334
Illustrations
photographs
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
8
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mufleh, Luma
  • Mufleh, Luma
  • Women coaches (Athletics)
  • Soccer teams
  • Soccer coaches
  • Refugee children
  • Refugees
  • Ethnic relations
  • Refugee children
  • Refugees
  • Soccer coaches
  • Soccer teams
  • Women coaches (Athletics)
  • Clarkston (Ga.)
  • Africa
  • Georgia
Label
Outcasts united : an American town, a refugee team, and one woman's quest to make a difference, Warren St. John
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Reader's guide: p. [310]-320
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [305]-307)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1092447
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Spiegel & Grau trade paperback edition.
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9780385522045
Lccn
2008040697
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780385522045
  • (OCoLC)326533927
Label
Outcasts united : an American town, a refugee team, and one woman's quest to make a difference, Warren St. John
Publication
Note
Reader's guide: p. [310]-320
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [305]-307)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1092447
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Spiegel & Grau trade paperback edition.
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9780385522045
Lccn
2008040697
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780385522045
  • (OCoLC)326533927

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