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Author Rawlence, Ben, author.

Title City of thorns : nine lives in the world's largest refugee camp / Ben Rawlence.

Publication Info. New York : Picador, [2016]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Bradley PL Adult Non-Fiction - BRBB-2  WORLD HISTORY AFRICA Rawlence    AVAILABLE
 Byron PL Adult Non Fiction - BYLY-14  967.7305 RAW    AVAILABLE
 Cherry Valley PLD Adult Non-Fiction - CHVY-11  967.7305 RAW    AVAILABLE
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  967.7305 RAW    AVAILABLE
 Homer Twp PL - Main Adult Non-Fiction - HDBB-1  967.7305 RAW    AVAILABLE
 Kankakee PL Third Floor - KKBB-2  967.7305 RAWLENCE    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  967.73053 RAW    AVAILABLE
 Morris Area PL Adult Non Fiction - MRBB-3  967.7305 RAW    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  967.7305 RAW    AVAILABLE
 Oregon PL Adult Non-Fiction - ORLY-14  967.7305 RAW    DUE 12-15-20

Description xvi, 384 pages : maps ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical reference (pages 363-381).
Contents Ma'a lul = Famine. The Horn of Africa ; Guled ; Maryam ; Ifo ; Nisho ; Isha ; Hawa Jube ; A Friday in Nairobi ; Maiden voyage ; The silent march ; Muna and Monday ; Live from Dadaab ; Billai -- Rob = Rain. Kidnap ; The Jubaland Initiative ; Tawane ; Heroes day ; Kheyro ; Police! Police! ; Nomads in the city ; We are not here to impose solutions from afar ; Y = al-Shabaab ; Buufis ; Grufor ; In bed with the enemy -- Guri = Home. Crackdown! ; The stain of sugar ; Becoming a leader ; Too much football ; The night watchman ; Sugar daddy ; Italy, or die trying ; Waiting for the moon ; Eid El-Fitr ; Solar mamas ; Knowledge never expires ; Welcome to Westgate ; Westgate two ; A lap dance with the UN ; A better place.
Summary A researcher for Human Rights Watch describes the refugee camp in Dabaab, home to those fleeing civil war in Somalia, and highlights the life of various residents, including a former child soldier, a schoolgirl and a youth leader. --Publisher.
Subject Somali-Ethiopian Conflict (1979- ) (OCoLC)fst01125727
Refugee camps -- Kenya.
Refugees -- Kenya.
Refugees -- Somalia.
Somali-Ethiopian Conflict, 1979-
Refugee camps. (OCoLC)fst01092775
Refugees. (OCoLC)fst01092797
Kenya. (OCoLC)fst01208718
Somalia. (OCoLC)fst01205351
ISBN 9781250067630 (hardcover)
1250067634 (hardcover)

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