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Chibok Girls : The Boko Haram Kidnappings and Islamist Militancy in Nigeria (Paperback) (Helon Habila)
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On April 15, 2014, 267 girls from the Chibok Secondary School in northern Nigeria were kidnapped by Boko Haram, the world's deadliest terrorist group. Most were never heard from again. Acclaimed Nigerian novelist Helon Habila tracks down some of the escaped girls and their families to hear their stories and to offer the most complete and intimate account yet of this horrible tragedy that stunned the world. Through their personal stories, Habila offers readers a better understanding of the religious wars that have ravaged his country, of which Boko Haram is just another phase in an endless battle between Christians and Muslims in northern Nigeria.
Number of Pages: 123
Genre: History, Political Science, Social Science
Author: Helon Habila
Street Date: December 5, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-30-3089
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