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Mighty be our powers : how sisterhood, prayer, and sex changed a nation at war : a memoir

Author: Leymah Gbowee; Carole Mithers
Publisher: New York : Beast Books, cop. 2011.
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As a young woman, Leymah Gbowee was broken by the Liberian civil war. Years of fighting destroyed her country and shattered Gbowee's girlhood hopes and dreams. As a young mother trapped in a nightmare of domestic abuse, she found the courage to turn her bitterness into action, propelled by her realization that it is women who suffer most during conflicts and that the power of women working together can create an  Read more...
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Named Person: Leymah Gbowee
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leymah Gbowee; Carole Mithers
ISBN: 0984295151 9780984295159
OCLC Number: 758733788
Description: X, 246 p., [4] p.foto's. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Leymah Gbowee with Carole Mithers.

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As a young woman growing up in Africa, Leymah Gbowee was broken by a savage civil war that destroyed life as she knew it, depriving her of the education she yearned for and claiming the lives of  Read more...

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Michelle Bachelet, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women "...a beautifully written narrative." Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, 1984 "Mighty Be Our Powers Read more...

 
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