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A thousand sisters : my journey of hope into the worst place on earth to be a woman

Author: Lisa Shannon
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Seal Press : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2010.
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The founder of the organization Run for Congo Women describes her visit to Congo and recounts the extreme hardships and tragic events in the lives of the women she meets there.
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Named Person: Lisa Shannon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Shannon
ISBN: 9781580052962 1580052967
OCLC Number: 419763765
Description: 335 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Congo in a nutshell --
Congo rushes --
The greenest grass --
Sometimes death is more like a labor --
Lone run --
Ms. Congo --
I'd like to buy the world a coke --
The real thing --
Souvenir --
When I cry --
The peanut girl --
Militias in the mist --
Sugarcane --
A friend from far away --
My own private sister --
Gift from God --
Generose --
The road to Baraka --
A separate peace --
An odd paradise --
Water water --
The long drive home --
Orchid safari club --
Mama Congo --
El Presidente --
Criteria --
Parentheses --
Goodbye party --
The end of logic --
the fragments --
In-between --
Missing --
Salt --
The hidden face --
Furaha.
Responsibility: Lisa Shannon ; foreword by Zainab Salbi.
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The founder of the organization Run for Congo Women describes her visit to Congo and recounts the extreme hardships and tragic events in the lives of the women she meets there.

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"I can't imagine a more perfect book for arousing the power of American women (or women and men everywhere) to rush to the defense of our Congolese sisters. Lisa Shannon, runner extraordinaire, has Read more...

 
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