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Author Steinberg, Jonny, 1970- author.

Title A man of good hope / Jonny Steinberg.

Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 East Dubuque DL Stacks - EDLY-13  BIO ABD    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Biography - RIPG-6  B ABDULLAHI    AVAILABLE
 Seneca PL Adult Non-Fiction - SEBB-3  967.73 STEINBERG    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description xv, 308 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Summary "In January 1991, when civil war came to Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, two-thirds of the city's population fled. Among them was eight-year-old Asad Abdullahi. His mother murdered by a militia, his father somewhere in hiding, he was swept alone into the great wartime migration that scattered the Somali people throughout sub-Saharan Africa and the world. This ... book tells Asad's story, [from a childhood living in a bewildering number of places to an adulthood of financial and romantic success]"--Dust jacket flap.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-295) and index.
Subject Abdullahi, Asad.
Refugees -- Somalia.
Somalis -- South Africa -- Biography.
Somalis -- United States -- Biography.
Somalia -- Biography.
ISBN 9780385352727 (hardback)
0385352727 (hardback)
9780804171045 (pbk.)
0804171041 (pbk.)

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