Results for Nonfiction + Contemporary, set in Africa

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  • Call Me American: A Memoir
    Abdi Nor Iftin
    Hardcover: 06/19/2018
     
    The incredible true story of a boy living in war-torn Somalia who escapes to America--first by way of the ...
  • The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After
    Clemantine Wamariya, Elizabeth Weil
    Hardcover: 04/24/2018
     
    A riveting story of dislocation, survival, and the power of stories to break or save us.
  • Fisherman's Blues: A West African Community at Sea
    Anna Badkhen
    Hardcover: 03/13/2018
     
    An intimate account of life in a West African fishing village, tugged by currents ancient and modern, and ...
  • A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Women and Men Fighting Extremism in Africa
    Alexis Okeowo
    Hardcover: 10/03/2017
     
    In the tradition of Behind the Beautiful Forevers, this is a masterful, humane work of literary journalism by ...
  • Inferno: A Doctor's Ebola Story
    Steven Hatch
    Hardcover: 03/07/2017
     
    A physician's memoir about the ravages of a terrible disease and the small hospital that fought to contain it,...
  • The New Odyssey: The Story of the Twenty-First Century Refugee Crisis
    Patrick Kingsley
    Hardcover: 01/10/2017
     
    In the humane tradition of Katherine Boo's Behind the Beautiful Forevers comes a searing account of the ...
  • Find Me Unafraid: Love, Loss, and Hope in an African Slum
    Jessica Posner, Kennedy Odede
    Paperback: 07/26/2016
     
    Find Me Unafraid tells the uncommon love story between two uncommon people whose collaboration sparked a ...

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