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A House in the Sky
A House in the Sky
by Amanda Lindhout
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The New York Times bestselling memoir of a woman whose curiosity led her to the world’s most remote places and then into fifteen months of captivity: “Exquisitely told…A young woman’s harrowing coming-of-age story and an... (read more)

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A House in the Sky: A Memoir
A House in the Sky: A Memoir
by Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett
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The spectacularly dramatic memoir of a woman whose curiosity about the world led her from rural Canada to imperiled and dangerous countries on every continent, and then into fifteen months of harrowing captivity in Somalia — a story of courage... (read more)

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A Man of Good Hope
A Man of Good Hope
by Jonny Steinberg
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From one of South Africa's most distinguished journalists-the wrenching, masterfully told story of a Somali man whose life has been shaped equally by violence, displacement, and fierce determination. Asad Abdullahi's life has been one of brutality and... (read more)

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Born in the Big Rains: A Memoir of Somalia and Survival (Women Writing Africa)
Born in the Big Rains: A Memoir of Somalia and Survival (Women Writing Africa)
by Fadumo Korn
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This powerful memoir portrays the life-altering transformation of a feisty nomad girl who undergoes genital excision. Crippled with rheumatism as a result of the cutting, Fadumo Korn, who once freely roamed the deserts of her native Somalia, is sent to... (read more)

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Aman: The Story of a Somali Girl
Aman: The Story of a Somali Girl
by Janice Boddy
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Infidel
Infidel
by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Staff Pick
Ali's memoir Infidel reveals an extraordinary woman who survived a harrowing early life, fled to the Netherlands to escape an arranged marriage, and was elected to that country's Parliament before death threats landed her under 24-hour guard. Not every... (read more)

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Impossible Odds: The Kidnapping of Jessica Buchanan and Her Dramatic Rescue by SEAL Team Six
Impossible Odds: The Kidnapping of Jessica Buchanan and Her Dramatic Rescue by SEAL Team Six
by Jessica Buchanan
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A New York Times bestseller! In 2006, twenty-seven-year-old Jessica Buchanan stepped off a plane in Nairobi, Kenya, with a teaching degree and long-held dreams of helping to educate African children. By 2009, she had met and married a native Swede named... (read more)

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Desert flower :the extraordinary journey of a desert nomad
Desert flower :the extraordinary journey of a desert nomad
by Waris Dirie
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An internationally recognized supermodel, Waris Dirie is a United Nations special ambassador who travels the world as an articulate and passionate advocate of human rights. She served as United Nations special ambassador for the elimination of FGM. She... (read more)

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The Pirates of Somalia: Inside Their Hidden World
The Pirates of Somalia: Inside Their Hidden World
by Jay Bahadur
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With continued civil and political unrest and a recent, unusually severe drought forcing food shortages and pandemic starvation, Somalia is a country with a complex history and an uncertain future. That makes Jay Bahadur's account of the infamous pirates... (read more)

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Desert Flower: The Extraordinary Journey of a Desert Nomad
Desert Flower: The Extraordinary Journey of a Desert Nomad
by Waris Dirie
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Waris Dirie ran away from her oppressive life in the African desert when she was barely in her teens, illiterate and impoverished, with nothing to her name but a tattered shawl. She traveled alone across the dangerous Somali desert to Mogadishu—... (read more)

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Impossible Odds: The Kidnapping of Jessica Buchanan and Her Dramatic Rescue by SEAL Team Six
Impossible Odds: The Kidnapping of Jessica Buchanan and Her Dramatic Rescue by SEAL Team Six
by Jessica Buchanan
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andlt;Bandgt;A andlt;Iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/Iandgt; bestseller!andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In 2006, twenty-seven-year-old Jessica Buchanan stepped off a plane in Nairobi, Kenya, with a teaching degree and long-held dreams of helping to... (read more)

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The Somali Diaspora: A Journey Away
The Somali Diaspora: A Journey Away
by Abdi Roble
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Since 2003, photographer Abdi Roble and writer Doug Rutledge have been documenting the lives of Somali immigrants in the United States and of the people forced into the vast refugee camps that were set up in Kenya in the wake of the 1991 civil war in... (read more)

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The World's Most Dangerous Place: Inside the Outlaw State of Somalia
The World's Most Dangerous Place: Inside the Outlaw State of Somalia
by James Fergusson.
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Although the war in Afghanistan is now in its endgame, the West’s struggle to eliminate the threat from Al Qaeda is far from over. A decade after 9/11, the war on terror has entered a new phase and, it would seem, a new territory. In early 2010, Al... (read more)

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Desert Children
Desert Children
by Waris Dirie
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Fashion model, UN ambassador, and courageous spirit, Waris Dirie was born into a family of tribal desert nomads in Somalia. She told her story—enduring female circumcision at five years old; running away through the desert; being discovered by... (read more)

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Somalia Cover-Up: A Commissioner's Journal
Somalia Cover-Up: A Commissioner's Journal
by Peter Desbarats
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After forty years of watching politicians up close, veteran newspaperman Peter Desbarats reckoned he was as hardened an observer as any; but the effrontery of the Chretien government in shutting down its own commission of inquiry because, apparently, its... (read more)

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Infidel
Infidel
by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
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Desert Flower Extraordinary Journey of A
Desert Flower Extraordinary Journey of A
by Waris Dirie
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Infidel
Infidel
by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
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Aman: The Story of A Somali Girl
Aman: The Story of A Somali Girl
by Virginia Lee Barnes
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [345]-349).... (read more)

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Infidel
Infidel
by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
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