Black Man's Grave: Letters from Sierra Leone

Black Man's Grave: Letters from Sierra Leone

by Gary Stewart, John Amman
     
 

Black Man's Grave chronicles the hijacking of Sierra Leone's fledgling democracy by corrupt politicians, the plundering of the country's diamonds, and the rise of the notorious Revolutionary United Front. Based on letters from villagers to the authors, both former Peace Corps Volunteers in Sierra Leone, the book exposes 'big man' Siaka Stevens, warlord Charles Taylor,…  See more details below

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Black Man's Grave chronicles the hijacking of Sierra Leone's fledgling democracy by corrupt politicians, the plundering of the country's diamonds, and the rise of the notorious Revolutionary United Front. Based on letters from villagers to the authors, both former Peace Corps Volunteers in Sierra Leone, the book exposes 'big man' Siaka Stevens, warlord Charles Taylor, and rebel leader Foday Sankoh.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780979080821
Publisher:
Cold Run Books
Publication date:
05/15/2007
Pages:
223
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

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