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The Resource To stop a warlord : my story of justice, grace, and the fight for peace, Shannon Sedgwick Davis

To stop a warlord : my story of justice, grace, and the fight for peace, Shannon Sedgwick Davis

Label
To stop a warlord : my story of justice, grace, and the fight for peace
Title
To stop a warlord
Title remainder
my story of justice, grace, and the fight for peace
Statement of responsibility
Shannon Sedgwick Davis
Title variation
Story of the mission to stop a warlord
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Human rights lawyer Shannon Sedgwick Davis runs the Bridgeway Foundation, whose stated mission is to end mass atrocities around the world. When she spoke to survivors of warlord Joseph Kony's brutal attacks across Central Africa, she knew she would fight to ensure every mother there had the right that she had, to sing their children to sleep at night and trust that they will be safe til morning. When nations had failed to shield families in danger, she'd come to hire a private army to protect them. Millions had been affected by the violence of the Lord's Resistance Army, led by Kony, including tens of thousands of children who had been abducted from their homes, swept into the jungles and forced to become child soldiers, never to be seen again. Guided by her faith and driven by her moral responsibility as an activist, Davis pushed tirelessly for intervention, using every contact she had in Washington, to the highest levels of the State Department--but since it wouldn't serve our national interests, the issue languished. Davis's efforts to report on the conflict and help survivors were valuable--but they were putting band-aids on bulletholes. Davis realized that to truly stand by Bridgeway's mission, they would have to become the ones they were waiting for. Davis knew she had to act, but this was uncharted territory and she feared that hiring a private army to stop the LRA might lead to more chaos. The decision weighed heavily on her heart, but when she spoke to her mentor Archbishop Desmond Tutu, he took her hand, and told her to put her fears to rest"--
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Tone
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
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10765943
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
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Davis, Shannon Sedgwick
Dewey number
  • 967.6104/4092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
DT433.287.D38
LC item number
A3 2019
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Davis, Shannon Sedgwick
  • Lord's Resistance Army
  • STTEP (Private military company)
  • Lord's Resistance Army
  • Human rights workers
  • Military assistance
  • Special forces (Military science)
  • Human rights workers
  • Military assistance, American
  • Insurgency
  • Uganda
  • Human rights workers
  • Insurgency
  • Military assistance
  • Military assistance, American
  • Uganda
  • United States
  • HISTORY / Africa / Central
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
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my story of justice, grace, and the fight for peace
Label
To stop a warlord : my story of justice, grace, and the fight for peace, Shannon Sedgwick Davis
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Publication
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
To stop a warlord -- Protection urgently needed -- Band-aids on bullet holes -- A thousand haystacks -- A mother's wish -- Makombo -- Training and communications -- The ones we were waiting for -- Black and white -- Zebras -- General Zia's river rafts -- Danger and grace -- Red zone -- Leather shoes and radios -- Iron lady from Texas -- Non-negotiables -- Al dente -- Impossible terms -- Drone -- Secrets -- In at half -- Impossible cause -- Use the force -- Operation Viper -- Flight manifest -- Camp Bondo -- Dance for Saint Jude -- Not in our interests -- Contact -- Kia -- Crocodiles and killer bees -- Father, daughter -- Horse laxatives -- Called out -- The sheriff -- Coined -- Lighthouse -- Otukene means grace -- Peanut butter and jelly sandwich -- Tracking White Ant -- Okema's teeth -- Binany's GPS -- Operation Merlin -- What is good -- Cut the snake off the head -- Odhiambo the butcher -- Blue-eyed Acholi -- Let your heart speak to you -- A son never forgets -- Brother, you are home -- Grace's sun -- He calls himself Ali -- Evil has taught me the most
Control code
on1047524666
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 322 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates:
Isbn
9780812995923
Lccn
2018024393
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), map
System control number
(OCoLC)1047524666
Label
To stop a warlord : my story of justice, grace, and the fight for peace, Shannon Sedgwick Davis
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
To stop a warlord -- Protection urgently needed -- Band-aids on bullet holes -- A thousand haystacks -- A mother's wish -- Makombo -- Training and communications -- The ones we were waiting for -- Black and white -- Zebras -- General Zia's river rafts -- Danger and grace -- Red zone -- Leather shoes and radios -- Iron lady from Texas -- Non-negotiables -- Al dente -- Impossible terms -- Drone -- Secrets -- In at half -- Impossible cause -- Use the force -- Operation Viper -- Flight manifest -- Camp Bondo -- Dance for Saint Jude -- Not in our interests -- Contact -- Kia -- Crocodiles and killer bees -- Father, daughter -- Horse laxatives -- Called out -- The sheriff -- Coined -- Lighthouse -- Otukene means grace -- Peanut butter and jelly sandwich -- Tracking White Ant -- Okema's teeth -- Binany's GPS -- Operation Merlin -- What is good -- Cut the snake off the head -- Odhiambo the butcher -- Blue-eyed Acholi -- Let your heart speak to you -- A son never forgets -- Brother, you are home -- Grace's sun -- He calls himself Ali -- Evil has taught me the most
Control code
on1047524666
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 322 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates:
Isbn
9780812995923
Lccn
2018024393
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), map
System control number
(OCoLC)1047524666

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