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Gaddafi's harem

Author: Annick Cojean; Marjolijn De Jager
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Soraya was just fifteen, a schoolgirl in the coastal town of Sirte, when she was given the honor of presenting a bouquet of flowers to Colonel Gaddafi, "the Guide," on a visit he was making to her school the following week. This one meeting--a presentation of flowers, a pat on the head from Gaddafi--changed Soraya's life forever. Soon afterwards, she was summoned to Bab al-Azizia, Gaddafi's palatial compound near  Read more...
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Named Person: Muammar Qaddafi; Muammar Qaddafi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Annick Cojean; Marjolijn De Jager
ISBN: 9780802121721 0802121721 9781611856101 1611856108 9781611855678 1611855675 0802122825 9780802122827
OCLC Number: 856087713
Description: x, 294 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Part 1: SORAYA'S STORY. Childhood --
Prisoner --
Bab al-Azizia --
Ramada --
Harem --
Africa --
Hicham --
Escape --
Paris --
Cogwheels --
Liberation --
Part 2: THE INVESTIGATION: In Soraya's footsteps --
"Libya," Khadija, Leila ... and so many more --
The Amazons --
The predator --
Master of the universe --
Mansour Daw --
Accomplices and providers --
Mabrouka --
A military weapon.
Other Titles: Proies.
Responsibility: Annick Cojean ; translated from the French by Marjolijn de Jager.

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A shocking and moving investigation into the hidden abuses perpetrated by Colonel Gaddafi, Gaddafi's Harem reveals the appalling private life of one of the twentieth century's most malevolent  Read more...

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Childhood -- Prisoner -- Bab al-Azizia -- Ramada -- Harem -- Africa -- Hicham -- Escape -- Paris -- Cogwheels -- Liberation -- Part 2: THE INVESTIGATION: In Soraya\'s footsteps -- \"Libya,\" Khadija, Leila ... and so many more -- The Amazons -- The predator -- Master of the universe -- Mansour Daw -- Accomplices and providers -- Mabrouka -- A military weapon.<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:description<\/a> \"Soraya was just fifteen, a schoolgirl in the coastal town of Sirte, when she was given the honor of presenting a bouquet of flowers to Colonel Gaddafi, \"the Guide,\" on a visit he was making to her school the following week. This one meeting--a presentation of flowers, a pat on the head from Gaddafi--changed Soraya\'s life forever. Soon afterwards, she was summoned to Bab al-Azizia, Gaddafi\'s palatial compound near Tripoli, where she joined a number of young women who were violently abused, raped and degraded by Gaddafi. Heartwrenchingly tragic but ultimately redemptive, Soraya\'s story is the first one of many that are just now beginning to be heard. But sex and rape remain the highest taboo in Libya, and women like Soraya (whose identity is protected by a pseudonym here) risk being disowned or even killed by their dishonored family members. In \"Gaddafi\'s Harem,\" an instant bestseller on publication in France, where it has already sold more than 100,000 copies in hardcover, \"Le Monde\" special correspondent Annick Cojean gives a voice to Soraya\'s story, and supplements her investigation into Gaddafi\'s abuses of power through interviews with people who knew Soraya, as well as with other women who were abused by Gaddafi.<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:exampleOfWork<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/id\/1414381422<\/a>> ; # Proies.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:genre<\/a> \"Biography<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:inLanguage<\/a> \"en<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Gaddafi\'s harem<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:productID<\/a> \"856087713<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:workExample<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9781611856101<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:workExample<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780802122827<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:workExample<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9781611855678<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:workExample<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780802121721<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\numbel:isLike<\/a> <http:\/\/bnb.data.bl.uk\/id\/resource\/GBB366399<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nwdrs:describedby<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/856087713<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n\n

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