9781580053594

A Thousand Sisters My Journey into the Worst Place on Earth to Be a Woman

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  • ISBN13:

    9781580053594

  • ISBN10:

    1580053599

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/1/2011
  • Publisher: Seal Press

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Summary

Shannon, the founder of the international organization Run for Congo Women, shares firsthand accounts of her experiences visiting the Congo, the women she's helped, and the relationships she's formed.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. 10
Author's Notep. 15
Introduction: Congo in a Nutshellp. 17
Congo Rushesp. 21
The Greenest Grassp. 27
Sometimes Death is More Like a Laborp. 31
Lone Runp. 41
Ms. Congop. 49
I'd Like to Buy the World a Cokep. 63
The Real Thingp. 75
Souvenirp. 87
p. 97
The Peanut Girlp. 106
Militias in the Mistp. 109
Sugarcanep. 119
A Friend from Far Awayp. 125
My Own Private Sisterp. 131
Gift from Godp. 139
Generosep. 147
The Road to Barakap. 155
A Separate Peacep. 161
An Odd Paradisep. 169
Water Waterp. 177
The Long Drive Homep. 185
Orchid Safari Clubp. 193
Mama Congop. 201
El Presidentep. 211
Criteriap. 219
Parenthesesp. 227
Goodbye Partyp. 237
The End of Logicp. 247
These Fragmentsp. 265
In-Betweenp. 269
Missingp. 279
Saltp. 291
The Hidden Facep. 295
Furahap. 305
Epiloguep. 316
Memorialp. 318
Key Termsp. 322
Book Club Questionsp. 324
Acknowledgmentsp. 327
Bibliographyp. 330
About the Authorp. 333
Indexp. 334
Find Your Own Furaha: What You Can Do Nowp. 338
Mapsp. 340
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