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The Resource A moonless, starless sky : ordinary women and men fighting extremism in Africa, Alexis Okeowo

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

Label
A moonless, starless sky : ordinary women and men fighting extremism in Africa
Title
A moonless, starless sky
Title remainder
ordinary women and men fighting extremism in Africa
Statement of responsibility
Alexis Okeowo
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
New Yorker staff writer Alexis Okeowo weaves together four narratives of ordinary people doing the extraordinary, forming a powerful tapestry of modern Africa: a young couple, kidnap victims of Joseph Kony's LRA; a Mauritanian waging a lonely campaign against modern-day slavery; a women's basketball team flourishing amid war-torn Somalia; and a vigilante who takes up arms against the extremist group Boko Haram
Cataloging source
IEN/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Okeowo, Alexis
Dewey number
363.3215096
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6433.A35
LC item number
O34 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Extremists
  • Abduction
  • Forced marriage
  • Slavery
  • Abduction
  • Islamic fundamentalism
  • Islamic fundamentalism
  • Human rights workers
  • Political activists
  • Slavery
Label
A moonless, starless sky : ordinary women and men fighting extremism in Africa, Alexis Okeowo
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "October 2017"--Title page verso
  • Source of cataloging data: WCP
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
ocn972386204
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 240 pages
Isbn
9780316382939
Lccn
2017020071
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
  • 40027523174
  • 40027526189
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780316382939
  • (OCoLC)972386204
Label
A moonless, starless sky : ordinary women and men fighting extremism in Africa, Alexis Okeowo
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "October 2017"--Title page verso
  • Source of cataloging data: WCP
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
ocn972386204
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 240 pages
Isbn
9780316382939
Lccn
2017020071
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
  • 40027523174
  • 40027526189
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780316382939
  • (OCoLC)972386204

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