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City of thorns : nine lives in the world's largest refugee camp / Ben Rawlence.

Rawlence, Ben, author. (Author). Perkins, Derek, narrator. (Added Author).
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Butler Public Library - Butler AUD CD 967.7305 RAW (Text) 73174005028344 Audiobook on CD Mending -

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  • ISBN: 9781515905042
  • Physical Description: 10 audio discs (12 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Old Saybrook, CT : Tantor Audio, [2016]

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General Note: Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Derek Perkins.
Summary, etc.: Situated hundreds of miles from any other settlement, deep within the inhospitable desert of northern Kenya, Dadaab is a city like no other. Its buildings are made from mud, sticks, or plastic, its entire economy is grey, and its citizens survive on rations and luck. Over the course of four years, Ben Rawlence became a first-hand witness to a strange and desperate limbo-land, getting to know many of those who have come there seeking sanctuary. Rawlence interweaves the stories of nine individuals to show what life is like in the camp and to sketch the wider political forces that keep the refugees trapped there.
Subject: Refugee camps > Kenya.
Refugees > Kenya.
Refugees > Somalia.
Somali-Ethiopian Conflict, 1979-
Genre: Audiobooks.
Compact discs.

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