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Drink the bitter root : a writer's search for justice and redemption in Africa, Gary Geddes

Label
Drink the bitter root : a writer's search for justice and redemption in Africa
Title
Drink the bitter root
Title remainder
a writer's search for justice and redemption in Africa
Statement of responsibility
Gary Geddes
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Drink the Bitter Root is an emotionally charged account of a writer's travels in sub-Saharan Africa. Long fascinated by the "dark continent," Gary Geddes decides at age 68 to make the trip. During is travels he encounters rescued street kids, women raped and infected with HIV during the genocide, child soldiers, refugees and poets-turned-freedom fighters.This masterful blend of history, reportage, testimonial, and memoir is a condemnation of the horrors spawned by greed and corruption and an eloquent tribute to human resilience
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
CaOWTO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Geddes, Gary
Dewey number
967.033
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Geddes, Gary, 1940-
  • Authors, Canadian
  • Offenses against the person
  • Justice, Administration of
  • Redemption
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
Target audience
adult
Label
Drink the bitter root : a writer's search for justice and redemption in Africa, Gary Geddes
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"Douglas & McIntyre."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [224]-230), and Internet addresses
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
xiv, 232 pages
Isbn
9781553654582
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
1406977
Label
Drink the bitter root : a writer's search for justice and redemption in Africa, Gary Geddes
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Douglas & McIntyre."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [224]-230), and Internet addresses
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
xiv, 232 pages
Isbn
9781553654582
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
1406977

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