The Resource Amina, J. L. Powers

Amina, J. L. Powers

Label
Amina
Title
Amina
Statement of responsibility
J. L. Powers
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Amina lives on the edges of Mogadishu. Her family's house has been damaged in Somalia's long civil war, but they continue to live there, reluctant to leave their home. Amina's world is shattered when government forces come to arrest her father because his art has been officially censored, deemed too political. Then rebel forces kidnap Amina's brother, forcing him to become a soldier in Somalia's brutal ongoing war. Although her mother and grandmother are still with her, Amina feels vulnerable and abandoned. Secretly, she begins to create her own artwork in the streets and the derelict buildings to give herself a sense of hope and to let out the burden of her heart. Her artwork explodes into Mogadishu's underground world, providing a voice for people all over the city who hope for a better, more secure future
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Dewey number
967.73
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Through my eyes
Target audience
general
Amina, J. L. Powers
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Amina, J. L. Powers
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 180-181)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn851572120
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Dimensions
20 cm.
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Extent
183 pages
Isbn
9781743312490
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)851572120

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