Books set in South Sudan (6)


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El traductor : la historia de un nativo del desierto de Darfur by Daoud Hari, Dennis Michael Burke, Megan M. McKenna ES

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Testimonio de un hombre del desierto en Darfur Una aventura conmovedora que ha cautivado al mundo, narrada en primera persona por un hombre que, con un coraje inusitado, ha sobrevivido al brutal genocidio de Darfur. Daoud Hari creci&ó en un peque&ño pueblo de Sud&án. Cuando su aldea fue atacada y destruida, huy&ó desierto a trav&és con un grupo de amigos, en busca de comida, agua y un refugio donde permanecer a salvo. Al llegar la prensa y los grupos de ayuda internacional a la regi&ón, &él se ofreci&ó como traductor, y pronto estaba guiando a los periodistas por la que sin duda es una de las ... continue

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No Time to Mourn : An Anthology by South Sudanese Women by Hilda J. Twongyeirwe, Elizabeth Ashamu Deng EN

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No Time to Mourn is a collection of short stories, poems, artwork and photography penned, produced and presented by South Sudanese women. It reflects the lives of the women writers and artists, and at the same time gives voice to the very real lived experiences and lives of every woman of South Sudanese heritage. The ideas and experiences in this book span decades they straddle borders, they cross continents and describe events that are hard to imagine, even with some knowledge of South Sudan's history. It is hard not to be moved as you read what many of these authors have lived through as the... continue

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Running for My Life : One Lost Boy's Journey from the Killing Fields of Sudan to the Olympic Games by Lopez Lomong, Mark Tabb EN

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This is a story about outrunning the devil and achieving the impossible faith, diligence, and the desire to give back. Lomong chronicles his inspiring ascent from a barefoot lost boy of the Sudanese Civil War to a Nike sponsored athlete on the US Olympic Team. He shares his commitment to keep moving forward and find God in each step.

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Seed of South Sudan : Memoir of a “Lost Boy” Refugee by Majok Marier, Estelle Ford-Williamson EN

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One of the most detailed books on the Lost Boys of Sudan since South Sudan became the world’s newest nation in 2011, this is a memoir of Majok Marier, an Agar Dinka who was 7 when war came to his village in southern Sudan. During a 21-year civil war, 2 million lives were lost and 80 percent of the South Sudanese people were displaced. Tens of thousands of boys like Majok fled from the Sudanese Army that wanted to kill them. Surviving on grasses, grains, and help from villagers along the way, Majok walked nearly a thousand miles to a refugee camp in Ethiopia. Majok and 3,800 like him emigrated ... continue

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There is a Country : New Fiction from the New Nation of South Sudan by Nyuol Lueth Tong EN

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There Is a Country collects eight engrossing pieces by South Sudanese authors--the first collection of its kind, from the youngest country in the world. Wrestling with a history marked by war and displacement, the work here presents a fresh and necessary account of an emerging nation, past and present. In vivid, gripping prose, There Is a Country's stories explore youth and love, life and death: a first glimpse of what South Sudanese literature has to offer.

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What They Meant for Evil : How a Lost Girl of Sudan Found Healing, Peace, and Purpose in the Midst of Suffering by Rebecca Deng EN

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Many stories have been told about the famous Lost Boys, but now for the first time, a Lost Girl shares her hauntingly beautiful and inspiring story. One of the first unaccompanied refugee children to enter the United States in 2000, after South Sudan's second civil war took the lives of most of her family, Rebecca's story begins in the late 1980s when, at the age of four, her village was attacked and she had to escape. WHAT THEY MEANT FOR EVIL is the account of that unimaginable journey. With the candor and purity of a child, Rebecca recalls how she endured fleeing from gunfire, suffering thro... continue