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Author: Elizabeth Weil and Clemantine Wamariya
Release Date: April 24, 2018
A riveting story of dislocation, survival, and the power of stories to break or save us
 
Clemantine Wamariya was six years old when her mother and father began to speak in whispers, when neighbors began to disappear, and when she heard the loud, ugly sounds her brother said were “thunder.
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Author: John Brant | Narrator: Fred Sanders
Release Date: August 16, 2016
In the tradition of Uzodinma Iweala’s Beasts of No Nation by way of Christopher McDougall’s Born to Run, this is the inspirational true story of the Ugandan boy soldier who became a world-renowned runner, then found his calling as director of a world-renowned African children’s charity.
$20
ISBN: 9780451483287
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Author: Nina Munk | Narrator: Susan Nezami
Release Date: September 10, 2013
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
BloombergForbesThe Spectator

Recipient of Foreign Policy's 2013 Albie Award


A powerful portrayal of Jeffrey Sachs's ambitious quest to end global poverty
    
 "The poor you will always have with you," to cite the Gospel of Matthew 26.
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ISBN: 9780739366479
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Author: Martin Dugard | Narrator: Simon Jones
Release Date: May 06, 2003
With the utterance of a single line—“Doctor Livingstone, I presume.”—a remote meeting in the heart of Africa was transformed into one of the most famous encounters in exploration history. But the true story behind Dr. David Livingstone and journalist Henry Morton Stanley is one that has escaped telling.
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