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Overcoming speechlessness : a poet encounters the horror in Rwanda, Eastern Congo, and Palestine/Israel

Author: Alice Walker
Publisher: New York : Seven Stories Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Seven Stories Press 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In 2006, Alice Walker, working with Women for Women International, visited Rwanda and the eastern Congo to witness the aftermath of the genocide in Kigali. Invited by Code Pink, an antiwar group working to end the Iraq War, Walker traveled to Palestine/Israel three years later to view the devastation on the Gaza Strip. Here is her testimony"--Publisher description.
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Named Person: Alice Walker; Alice Walker; Alice Walker; Alice Walker
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Walker
ISBN: 9781583229170 1583229175
OCLC Number: 456179038
Description: 75 p. ; 18 cm.
Contents: Three years ago --
From Kigali --
Coming home --
Sangha --
Once again --
Who would tell er? --
A long way to Gaza --
Pastrami from "the butcher" --
Turtle Island --
So many Jews --
Riding on the bus --
Rachel's parents, Cindy and Craig --
Mother force --
Rolling into Gaza --
Two sisters --
Hatred and head scarves --
It feels familiar --
Overwhelm --
Dance --
They broke my house --
Jewish friends of the planet --
The world knows --
Liberation for the tyrant --
The world is finding its voice.
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"In 2006, Alice Walker, working with Women for Women International, visited Rwanda and the eastern Congo to witness the aftermath of the genocide in Kigali. Invited by Code Pink, an antiwar group working to end the Iraq War, Walker traveled to Palestine/Israel three years later to view the devastation on the Gaza Strip. Here is her testimony"--Publisher description.

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