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Drink the bitter root : a writer's search for justice and redemption in Africa, Gary Geddes. --

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Drink the bitter root : a writer's search for justice and redemption in Africa
Title
Drink the bitter root
Title remainder
a writer's search for justice and redemption in Africa
Statement of responsibility
Gary Geddes. --
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
CaOWTO
Dewey number
967.033
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Label
Drink the bitter root : a writer's search for justice and redemption in Africa, Gary Geddes. --
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Douglas & McIntyre."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [224]-230), and Internet addresses
Extent
xiv, 232 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
LSC
Isbn
9781553654582
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
maps.
System control number
  • 1406977
  • 681572
Label
Drink the bitter root : a writer's search for justice and redemption in Africa, Gary Geddes. --
Publication
Note
"Douglas & McIntyre."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [224]-230), and Internet addresses
Extent
xiv, 232 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
LSC
Isbn
9781553654582
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
maps.
System control number
  • 1406977
  • 681572

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