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City of thorns : nine lives in the world's largest refugee camp

Author: Ben Rawlence
Publisher: New York : Picador, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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A researcher for Human Rights Watch describes the refugee camp in Dadaab, home to those fleeing civil war in Somalia, and highlights the life of various residents, including a former child soldier, a schoolgirl and a youth leader. --Publisher.
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Rawlence, Ben.
City of thorns.
New York : Picador, [2016]
(DLC) 2015029505
(OCoLC)917888556
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Rawlence
ISBN: 9781250067647 1250067642 9781250067647
OCLC Number: 1085908424
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2019. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 384 pages) : maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The residents of Dadaab who appear in the City of thorns --
Prologue --
Part 1. Maʼa lul: famine : The Horn of Africa --
Guled --
Maryam --
Ifo --
Nisho --
Isha --
Hawa Jube --
A Friday in Nairobi --
Maiden voyage --
The silent march --
Muna and Monday --
Live from Dadaab --
Billai --
Part 2. Rob: rain : Kidnap --
The Jubaland Initiative --
Tawane --
Heroes day --
Kheyro --
Police! Police! --
Nomads in the city --
We are not here to impose solutions from afar --
Y = al-Shabaab --
Buufis --
Grufor --
In bed with the enemy --
Part 3. Guri: home : Crackdown! --
The stain of sugar --
Becoming a leader --
Too much football --
The night watchman --
Sugar daddy --
Italy, or die trying --
Waiting for the moon --
Eid El-Fitr --
Solar mamas --
Knowledge never expires --
Welcome to Westgate --
Westgate two --
A lap dance with the UN --
A better place --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Ben Rawlence.

Abstract:

A researcher for Human Rights Watch describes the refugee camp in Dadaab, home to those fleeing civil war in Somalia, and highlights the life of various residents, including a former child soldier, a schoolgirl and a youth leader. --Publisher.

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