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The Resource City of thorns : nine lives in the world's largest refugee camp, by Ben Rawlence

City of thorns : nine lives in the world's largest refugee camp, by Ben Rawlence

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City of thorns : nine lives in the world's largest refugee camp
Title
City of thorns
Title remainder
nine lives in the world's largest refugee camp
Statement of responsibility
by Ben Rawlence
Title variation
Nine lives in the world's largest refugee camp
Title variation remainder
nine lives in the worlds largest refugee camp
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ben Rawlence interweaves the stories of nine individuals to show what life is like in the Dadaab refugee camp in northern Kenya, and to sketch the wider political forces that keep half a million refugees trapped there. Lucid, vivid and illuminating, City of Thorns tells an urgent human story
Member of
Summary
A researcher for Human Rights Watch describes the refugee camp in Dabaab, 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
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Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10462388
Cataloging source
DLC
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Rawlence, Ben
Dewey number
967.7305/3
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV640.4.K4
LC item number
R39 2016b
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print core
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  • Refugee camps
  • Refugees
  • Refugees
  • Somali-Ethiopian Conflict, 1979-
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
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nine lives in the world's largest refugee camp
Label
City of thorns : nine lives in the world's largest refugee camp, by Ben Rawlence
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Publication
Copyright
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volume
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rdacarrier
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  • text
  • still image
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sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
MaÊ1⁄4a 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 -- 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 -- 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
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
621 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410490209
Lccn
2016006760
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)944087695
  • (OCoLC)ocn944087695
Label
City of thorns : nine lives in the world's largest refugee camp, by Ben Rawlence
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
MaÊ1⁄4a 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 -- 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 -- 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
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
621 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410490209
Lccn
2016006760
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)944087695
  • (OCoLC)ocn944087695

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