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However long the night: Molly Melching's journey to help millions of African women and girls triumph

Author: Aimee Molloy
Publisher: San Francisco : HarperOne, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"In However Long the Night, Aimee Molloy tells the unlikely and inspiring story of Molly Melching, an American woman whose experience as an exchange student in Senegal led her to found Tostan and dedicate almost four decades of her life to the girls and women of Africa"--Publisher's web site.
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Molloy, Aimee.
However long the night: Molly Melching's journey to help millions of African women and girls triumph.
San Francisco : HarperOne, 2013
(OCoLC)841414057
Named Person: Molly Melching; Molly Melching
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aimee Molloy
ISBN: 9780062132765 0062132768 9780062265753 006226575X
OCLC Number: 795757190
Description: xv, 252 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Book 1. Dogu gi (the decision) --
Xabaar bu mag bi (breaking the silence) --
Tawféex (coming into her own) --
Wàcc-bees bi (the newcomer) --
Teraanga ji (welcome) --
Tostan --
Maasawu (empathy) --
Démb ak tey (yesterday and today) --
Njàng mu xóot (deep learning) --
Njàngale mi (teaching) --
Jabar ak ndey (wife and mother) --
Lu guddi gi yàgg-yàgg (however long the night) --
Sañ-sañi doom aadama (human rights) --
Ngir sunuy doom yu jigéen (for our daughters) --
Yeewu-yeete (showing the way) --
Book 2. Yewwiku (deliverance) --
Yoonu diisoo (choosing dialogue) --
Tànki jàmm (feet of peace) --
Biral gi (the public declaration) --
Jëf, gëstu (from practice to theory) --
Alhamdulilaa (thanks be to God) --
Njàmbaar (courage) --
Fajar gi (dawn of a new day) --
Bàyyil dex gi daw (let the river flow) --
Pas-pas (perseverance) --
Jant bi dina fenk (the sun will rise).
Responsibility: Aimee Molloy.

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When Molly Melching arrived at the University of Dakar in Senegal to study French literature in the fall of 1974, she planned on staying for only six months. This book tells the story of how true  Read more...

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