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Tears of the Desert: A Memoir of Survival in Darfur

One World/Ballantine (Sep 29, 2009)
Paperback – 352 pages
ISBN: 0345510461 / 9780345510464
Born into the Zaghawa tribe in the Sudanese desert, Halima Bashir received a good education away from her rural surroundings (thanks to her doting, politically astute father) and at twenty-four became her village’s first formal doctor. Yet not even Bashir’s degree could protect her from the encro...