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Thirty Girls

Minot, Susan (Book - 2014 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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"Esther is a Ugandan teenager abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army and forced to witness and commit unspeakable atrocities, who is struggling to survive, to escape, and to find a way to live with what she has seen and done. Jane is an American journalist who has traveled to Africa, hoping to give a voice to children like Esther and to find her center after a series of failed relationships. In unflinching prose, Minot interweaves their stories, giving us razor-sharp portraits of two extraordinary young women confronting displacement, heartbreak, and the struggle to wrest meaning from events that test them both in unimaginable ways."-- Provided by publisher.
Authors: Minot, Susan
Title: Thirty girls
Publisher: New York :, Alfred A. Knopf,, 2014
Edition: First edition
Characteristics: 309 pages ;,25 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Susan Minot
Summary: "Esther is a Ugandan teenager abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army and forced to witness and commit unspeakable atrocities, who is struggling to survive, to escape, and to find a way to live with what she has seen and done. Jane is an American journalist who has traveled to Africa, hoping to give a voice to children like Esther and to find her center after a series of failed relationships. In unflinching prose, Minot interweaves their stories, giving us razor-sharp portraits of two extraordinary young women confronting displacement, heartbreak, and the struggle to wrest meaning from events that test them both in unimaginable ways."-- Provided by publisher.
Alternate Title: 30 girls
ISBN: 9780307266385
0307266389
9780307279316
0307279316
9780385350525
Branch Call Number: FICTION MINOT 2014
Subject Headings: Women journalists Africa Fiction Abduction Fiction Young women Crimes against Fiction Africa Fiction
Genre/Form: Suspense fiction
Suspense fiction
Topical Term: Women journalists
Abduction
Young women
LCCN: 2013009708
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Esther is a Ugandan teenager abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army and forced to witness and commit unspeakable atrocities, who is struggling to survive, to escape, and to find a way to live with what she has seen and done. Jane is an American journalist who has traveled to Africa, hoping to giv... Read More »

A heartbreaking tale of Esther, a Ugandan teenager abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army and Jane, an American journalist who has come to give a voice to children like Esther. The narration alternates between Esther and Jane and definitely Esther's story is the more important one.


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