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Contributor(s): Faal, Papa

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ISBN: 1592986838     ISBN-13: 9781592986835
Publisher: Beavers Pond Pr
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Binding Type: Paperback
Published: October 2016
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Annotation: While the Gambian president Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara was out of the country on vacation, a band of twelve renegades and civilians slipped into the tiny country of the Gambia in West Africa. The gang of rebels took over the government and held the president’s wife, children, and brother; government ministers; foreign diplomats; and expatriates hostage while releasing the country's most dangerous prisoners, inflicting a frenzy of carnage and chaos. Follow one family's incredible story of survival in "A Week of Hell," a book that has been called "a human face on the recurring, ubiquitous, and violent military coups d'etat that plagued Africa—West Africa in particular."
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BISAC Categories:
- History | Africa | West
- Biography & Autobiography | Military
Dewey: 966
Academic/Grade Level: General Adult
Book type: Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 8.50" H x 5.50" W x 0.25" (0.37 lbs) 107 pages
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Contributor Bio(s): Papa Faal is from the Gambia, West Africa. He served in the United States military for ten years. He culminated his military service with a tour in Afghanistan. Papa Faal is a political activist and a freedom fighter. He holds two masters degrees and is currently pursuing a doctorate degree.
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