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The Resource Tears of the desert : a memoir of survival in Darfur, Halima Bashir, with Damien Lewis

Tears of the desert : a memoir of survival in Darfur, Halima Bashir, with Damien Lewis

Label
Tears of the desert : a memoir of survival in Darfur
Title
Tears of the desert
Title remainder
a memoir of survival in Darfur
Statement of responsibility
Halima Bashir, with Damien Lewis
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Sudanese doctor describes the horrors of the civil war between black Africans and the Arab-led Sudanese government as she relates her outrage over the treatment of female prisoners, the retaliation she faced after speaking out, and her personal struggle for survival
Biography type
contains biographical information
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275478
Cataloging source
FAU
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1979-
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Bashir, Halima
Dewey number
962
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Lewis, Damien
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True
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  • Genocide
  • Sudan
  • Darfur (Sudan)
  • Darfur (Sudan)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a memoir of survival in Darfur
Label
Tears of the desert : a memoir of survival in Darfur, Halima Bashir, with Damien Lewis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally pub. in hardcover in the U.S.: New York : One World Books, 2008
  • Includes Reader's guide (p. [327]-335)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. CHILD OF THE DESERT. The naming -- Grandma's trip to the Lost Valley -- Moon-bone madness -- Mo, Omer, and me -- The cutting time -- 2. SCHOOL OF THE DESERT. School days -- Fight school -- Resistance for Grandma -- The white eyelash attack -- Cousins in love -- Dream to be -- 3. DESERT OF FIRE. Med school -- University of Jihad -- Rumors of war -- Medicine Woman -- Accident and emergency -- Mission to Mazkhabad -- Rebel Doctor -- Black dogs and slaves -- They come for me -- A long-distance wedding -- The devil horsemen -- A time of fear -- 4. DESERT OF NO RETURN. Escape from Darfur -- The hostel of despair -- In London, in love -- Breaking the silence -- Will to live
Control code
777191
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
"One World Books Trade Paperback Edition"--T.p. verso.
Extent
x, 335 pages
Isbn
9780345510464
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780345510464
  • (OCoLC)451488354
Label
Tears of the desert : a memoir of survival in Darfur, Halima Bashir, with Damien Lewis
Publication
Note
  • Originally pub. in hardcover in the U.S.: New York : One World Books, 2008
  • Includes Reader's guide (p. [327]-335)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. CHILD OF THE DESERT. The naming -- Grandma's trip to the Lost Valley -- Moon-bone madness -- Mo, Omer, and me -- The cutting time -- 2. SCHOOL OF THE DESERT. School days -- Fight school -- Resistance for Grandma -- The white eyelash attack -- Cousins in love -- Dream to be -- 3. DESERT OF FIRE. Med school -- University of Jihad -- Rumors of war -- Medicine Woman -- Accident and emergency -- Mission to Mazkhabad -- Rebel Doctor -- Black dogs and slaves -- They come for me -- A long-distance wedding -- The devil horsemen -- A time of fear -- 4. DESERT OF NO RETURN. Escape from Darfur -- The hostel of despair -- In London, in love -- Breaking the silence -- Will to live
Control code
777191
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
"One World Books Trade Paperback Edition"--T.p. verso.
Extent
x, 335 pages
Isbn
9780345510464
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780345510464
  • (OCoLC)451488354

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