From the book jacket: A shocking true story of
contemporary slavery: a young girl, snatched from her tribal
village in Africa, survives enslavement in Sudan and London
before making a courageous escape to freedom.
Comment: If you thought that slavery ended in 1865 - think again. Slave tells the true story of Mende, who was captured in a raid on her Nuba village and sold into slavery in Sudan. This, and another recent book, Escape from Slavery: The True Story of My Ten Years in Captivity and My Journey to Freedom in America by Francis Bok (published in late 2003), are must reads because they ...
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