BookBrowse Reviews Slave by Mende Nazer, Damien Lewis

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Slave

My True Story

by Mende Nazer, Damien Lewis

Slave
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  • First Published:
    Jan 2004, 368 pages
    Paperback:
    Jun 2005, 352 pages

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A shocking true story of contemporary slavery

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.

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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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