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Unbowed : a memoir

Author: Wangari Maathai
Publisher: London : Arrow, 2008.
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Presents a story, spanning different worlds and changing times, and revealing what the courage, determination, tenacity and humour of one good woman can achieve; how as small a thing as planting a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Wangari Maathai
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wangari Maathai
ISBN: 9780099493099 0099493098
OCLC Number: 779528811
Notes: First published in Great Britain in 2007 by William Heineman.
Includes index.
Description: xvii, 314 p. : ill., ports. ; 20 cm.
Contents: Beginnings --
Cultivation --
Education and the state of emergency --
American dream --
Independence-Kenya's and my own --
Foresters without diplomas --
Difficult years --
Seeds of change --
Fighting for freedom --
Freedom for Freedom --
Freedom turns a corner --
Aluta continua: the struggle continues --
Opening the gates of politics --
Rise up and walk --
Epilogue: canopy of hope --
Appendix: Konyeki na ithe, or "Konyeki and his father".
Other Titles: Unbowed :
Responsibility: Wangari Muta Maathai.

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