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Out of America : a black man confronts Africa

Author: Keith B Richburg
Publisher: New York : BasicBooks, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Nothing in Keith Richburg's long and respected journalistic career at the Washington Post prepared him for what he would encounter as the paper's correspondent in Africa. At first all he could focus on was an Africa he tried his best to explain, a continent where brutal murder had become routine, where dictators and warlords silenced dissent with machine guns and machetes, where local officials sought payoffs for
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Richburg, Keith B.
Out of America.
New York : BasicBooks, ©1997
(DLC) 96043260
(OCoLC)35450531
Named Person: Keith B Richburg; Keith B Richburg
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Keith B Richburg
ISBN: 9780465021017 0465021018
OCLC Number: 655226402
Description: 1 online resource : maps
Contents: Foreword; Prelude; 1 On Native Ground; 2 Welcome to Tara; 3 No Man's Land; 4 The Wrong Place; 5 Thy Neighbor's Killer; 6 Enemies Unseen; 7 Homecomings; 8 Wake-up Calls; 9 Looking South, Looking North; 10 Retreat; Acknowledgments; Index.
Responsibility: Keith B. Richburg.

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Keith Richburg was an experienced reporter in his native America and particularly in South East Asia. When he was sent on assignment to Africa covering Somalia, Rwanda, Zaire and South Africa he was  Read more...

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