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A man of good hope, Jonny Steinberg

Label
A man of good hope
Title
A man of good hope
Statement of responsibility
Jonny Steinberg
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In January 1991, when civil war came to Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, two-thirds of the city's population fled. Among them was eight-year-old Asad Abdullahi. His mother murdered by a militia, his father somewhere in hiding, he was swept alone into the great wartime migration that scattered the Somali people throughout sub-Saharan Africa and the world. This ... book tells Asad's story, [from a childhood living in a bewildering number of places to an adulthood of financial and romantic success]"--Dust jacket flap
Summary
Tells the story of Asad Abdullahi, a Somali man who, after witnessing his mother's murder by Somali militiamen, moved from place to place searching for peace and stability
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10392575
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Steinberg, Jonny
Dewey number
  • 967.73053092
  • 920
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abdullahi, Asad
  • Refugees
  • Somalis
  • Somalis
  • Somalia
Target audience
adult
Label
A man of good hope, Jonny Steinberg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-295) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 308 pages
Isbn
9780385352727
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013046388
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn881382865
  • (OCoLC)881382865
Label
A man of good hope, Jonny Steinberg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-295) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 308 pages
Isbn
9780385352727
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013046388
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn881382865
  • (OCoLC)881382865

Library Locations

    • North Columbus Public Library Borrow it
      5689 Armour Road, Columbus, GA, 31909, US
      32.528633 -84.953102
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