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A moonless, starless sky : ordinary women and men fighting extremism in Africa

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First edition.

A staff writer for the New Yorker describes the true stories of Africans who are bravely resisting the fundamentalism sweeping their country, including a women's basketball team in Somalia, a vigilante against Boko Haram, and kidnapping victims of Joseph Kony’s LRA.

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Geneva Public Library 363.321 OKE (Text)
Second Floor Nonfiction
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  • ISBN: 9780316382939
  • ISBN: 0316382930
  • Physical Description: xv, 240 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Hachette Books, 2017.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Uganda: An LRA love story -- Mauritania: Not restrained by chains -- Nigeria: No regrets -- Somalia: War and basketball -- Uganda: In a perfect life -- Mauritania: Caravan of freedom -- Nigeria: Nobody rescued them -- Somalia: The last two stadiums in Mogadishu.
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A staff writer for the New Yorker describes the true stories of Africans who are bravely resisting the fundamentalism sweeping their country, including a women's basketball team in Somalia, a vigilante against Boko Haram, and kidnapping victims of Joseph Kony’s LRA.
Subject: Extremists > Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Abduction > Uganda.
Forced marriage > Uganda.
Slavery > Mauritania.
Abduction > Nigeria.
Islamic fundamentalism > Nigeria.
Islamic fundamentalism > Somalia.
Human rights workers > Africa.
Political activists > Africa.


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