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The Resource Drink the Bitter Root : a Search for Justice and Healing in Africa, (electronic resource)

Drink the Bitter Root : a Search for Justice and Healing in Africa, (electronic resource)

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Drink the Bitter Root : a Search for Justice and Healing in Africa
Title
Drink the Bitter Root
Title remainder
a Search for Justice and Healing in Africa
Statement of responsibility
Gary Geddes
Creator
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drink the Bitter Root is an international story about the ethical and environmental footprint world nations are leaving in Africa in their determined efforts to destabilize and loot the continent. In the spirit of Robert Kaplan and Samantha Power, Gary Geddes sets out in search of justice, healing and reconciliation. He begins his journey at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, then travels to Rwanda, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia and Somaliland, crossing Lake Victoria and the Great Rift Valley, where human life began. Geddes's quest takes the form of an intimate
Summary
Drink the Bitter Root is an emotionally charged account of a writer's travels in sub-Saharan Africa. Long fascinated by the "dark continent," Gary Geddes decides at age 68 to make the trip. During is travels he encounters rescued street kids, women raped and infected with HIV during the genocide, child soldiers, refugees and poets-turned-freedom fighters.This masterful blend of history, reportage, testimonial, and memoir is a condemnation of the horrors spawned by greed and corruption and an eloquent tribute to human resilience.
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 967.03/3
  • 967.033
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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adult
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a search for justice and healing in Africa
Label
Drink the Bitter Root : a Search for Justice and Healing in Africa, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=371315C7-777D-41FA-8282-E3A38A4CC1D8
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Publication
Contents
Acronyms; one Taking Aim; two Orphan and Worm; three "The Body-Odour of Race"; four They Kill Us for Their Sport; five The Moving Toyshop; six A Breath of Kings; seven Airborne Particles; eight Walking Wounded; Postscript; Sources and Further Reading; Acknowledgements
Control code
ocn774273524
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781619020313
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
371315C7-777D-41FA-8282-E3A38A4CC1D8
System control number
(OCoLC)774273524
Label
Drink the Bitter Root : a Search for Justice and Healing in Africa, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=371315C7-777D-41FA-8282-E3A38A4CC1D8
Publication
Contents
Acronyms; one Taking Aim; two Orphan and Worm; three "The Body-Odour of Race"; four They Kill Us for Their Sport; five The Moving Toyshop; six A Breath of Kings; seven Airborne Particles; eight Walking Wounded; Postscript; Sources and Further Reading; Acknowledgements
Control code
ocn774273524
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781619020313
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
371315C7-777D-41FA-8282-E3A38A4CC1D8
System control number
(OCoLC)774273524

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