Mama Koko and the Hundred Gunmen

Mama Koko and the Hundred Gunmen

One Ordinary Family's Extraordinary Tale of Love, Loss, and Survival in Congo

Book - 2015
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"Driven by her family's devastating losses, Congolese expatriate Francisca Thelin embarks, with human rights activist Lisa J. Shannon, on a perilous journey back to her beloved homeland, now under the shadow ofone of Africa's most feared militias--Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army. With gunmen camped at the edge of town, Francisca is forced to face a paralyzing clash between her life in America and her family's rapidly evaporating world--and the reality that their rush to her family's aid may backfire"--Dust jacket flap.
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, [2015]
ISBN: 9781610394451
Characteristics: vii, 213 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Call Number: 305.90695 SHA


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