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First kill your family : child soldiers of Uganda and the Lord's Resistance Army

Author: Peter H Eichstaedt
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Lawrence Hill Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Describes the experiences of children kidnapped into service for the Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda, in which boys are required to complete brutal initiations--murdering their parents, friends, and relatives--and girls are forced into sexual slavery and labor.
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter H Eichstaedt
ISBN: 9781613748091 1613748094
OCLC Number: 810586647
Notes: "First hardcover edition published 2009"--Title page verso.
Description: xviii, 302 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue: Richard's story --
Faded luster of the pearl --
The lips are not there --
Anatomy of an attack --
God, grace, and the Aboke girls --
Witch doctors, rattles, and unholy ghosts --
A game of blood and spiritualism --
The Arrow Boys --
Degrees of darkness --
Back to the land --
The call for peace --
Armed conflict is a health risk --
In search of Joseph Kony --
Jungle rendezvous --
The view from Kilimanjaro.
Responsibility: Peter Eichstaedt.

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Describes the experiences of children kidnapped into service for the Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda, in which boys are required to complete brutal initiations--murdering their parents, friends, and relatives--and girls are forced into sexual slavery and labor.

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