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The Resource The last girl : my story of captivity, and my fight against the Islamic State, Nadia Murad with Jenna Krajeski ; [foreword by Amal Clooney]

The last girl : my story of captivity, and my fight against the Islamic State, Nadia Murad with Jenna Krajeski ; [foreword by Amal Clooney]

Label
The last girl : my story of captivity, and my fight against the Islamic State
Title
The last girl
Title remainder
my story of captivity, and my fight against the Islamic State
Statement of responsibility
Nadia Murad with Jenna Krajeski ; [foreword by Amal Clooney]
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Contributor
Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In this intimate memoir of survival, a former captive of the Islamic State tells her harrowing and ultimately inspiring story. Nadia Murad was born and raised in Kocho, a small village of farmers and shepherds in northern Iraq. A member of the Yazidi community, she and her brothers and sisters lived a quiet life. Nadia had dreams of becoming a history teacher or opening her own beauty salon. On August 15th, 2014, when Nadia was just twenty-one years old, this life ended. Islamic State militants massacred the people of her village, executing men who refused to convert to Islam and women too old to become sex slaves. Nadia was taken to Mosul and forced, along with thousands of other Yazidi girls, into the ISIS slave trade. Finally, she managed a narrow escape through the streets of Mosul, finding shelter in the home of a Sunni Muslim family whose eldest son risked his life to smuggle her to safety. Today, Nadia's story--as a witness to the Islamic State's brutality, a survivor of rape, a refugee, a Yazidi--has forced the world to pay attention to the ongoing genocide in Iraq. It is a call to action, a testament to the human will to survive, and a love letter to a lost country, a fragile community, and a family torn apart by war."--Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DGU/DLC
Dewey number
  • 956.7044/31
  • B
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS79.766.M865
LC item number
A3 2018b
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The last girl : my story of captivity, and my fight against the Islamic State, Nadia Murad with Jenna Krajeski ; [foreword by Amal Clooney]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Regular print version previously published by: Tim Duggan Books
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
456 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781683248453
Lccn
2018014373
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • 1723679
  • (OCoLC)1031422731
  • 1679735
  • (OCoLC)on1031422731
  • 1679735
  • 1723679
  • 1723679
Label
The last girl : my story of captivity, and my fight against the Islamic State, Nadia Murad with Jenna Krajeski ; [foreword by Amal Clooney]
Publication
Note
Regular print version previously published by: Tim Duggan Books
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
456 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781683248453
Lccn
2018014373
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • 1723679
  • (OCoLC)1031422731
  • 1679735
  • (OCoLC)on1031422731
  • 1679735
  • 1723679
  • 1723679

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