The True Story of A Girl's Lost Childhood and Her Fight for Survival

Paperback - 2004
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Mende Nazer tells the horrifying story of her kidnap, at age 12, from an idyllic life with her family in a small village in Sudan, to be sold into slavery. Trafficked to Europe and the London home of a Sudanese diplomat, Mende escaped - only to find she had to fight for asylum in a supposedly free country.
Publisher: London : Virago, 2004.
ISBN: 9781844081141
Characteristics: 325 pages ;,24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Lewis, Damien - Author


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Jul 01, 2015

Wonderful account of a childhood cut short and the traumatic years that followed.

stellaau Sep 23, 2013

I couldn't put this book down! I read the whole in 2 days. Mende Nazer suffered so much but she is so strong and so brave. I hope she can see her family one day.

Wonderfully told.

I read this book so quickly and could hardly wait to finish it.

The stories she shares are heavy and personal.

I even had to follow up. I just had to know where she is now and is she able to help others. This book made me ask what I can do.

It is a scary truth about slavery today.

A really good read.

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