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  • The Chibok Girls: The Boko Haram Kidnappings and Islamist Militancy in Nigeria
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    Pages : 128

    by: Helon Habila

    Publisher: pColumbia Global Reports

    Book Description

    An empathetic inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the 2014 kidnapping of 276 girls from the Chibok Secondary School in Nigeria by the Islamist group Boko Haram.

    Nigerian-born poet and novelist Habila (Oil on Water, 2010, etc.) seeks to remind the global community of the plight of the kidnapped girls, most still presumed t ... more

    Publish on

    2016-12-05

    ISBN-10: 0997126469

    ISBN-13: 9780997126464

    Language: English

  • Oil on Water: A Novel
    Views : 78
    Pages : 239

    by: Helon Habila

    Publisher: pW. W. Norton & Company

    Book Description

    While searching for a foreign hostage, two reporters witness the despoliation of Nigeria in Habila’s (Measuring Time, 2007, etc.) latest, shortlisted for the Commonwealth Prize. 

    The stink of oil and the orange light of gas flares emanate from this graphic account of a nation ruined by the extraction of its natural resources, ... more

    Publish on

    2011-05-16

    ISBN-10: 0393339645

    ISBN-13: 9780393339642

    Language: English