The Wizard Of The Nile (Google eBook)

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Portobello Books, Mar 22, 2012 - History - 352 pages
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Somewhere in the jungles of Uganda, there hides a fugitive rebel leader: he is said to take his orders directly from the spirit world and, together with his ragged army of brutalized child soldiers, he has left a bloody trail of devastation across his country. Joseph Kony is now an internationally wanted criminal, and yet nobody really knows who he is or what he is fighting for. Intrigued by the myths, Matthew Green heads off into a war zone, meeting the victims, the peacemakers and the regional powerbrokers as he tracks down the man himself. The Wizard of the Nile is the first book to peel back the layers of mysticism and murky politics surrounding Kony, to shine a searching light onto this forgotten conflict, and to tell the gripping human story behind an inhumane war and a humanitarian crisis.
  

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Review: The Wizard of the Nile: The Hunt for Africa's Most Wanted

User Review  - Alisa Wheeler - Goodreads

Fascinating story of one mans journey traveling around central Africa investigating the LRA and Joseph Kony. Read full review

Review: The Wizard of the Nile: The Hunt for Africa's Most Wanted

User Review  - Benjamin - Goodreads

One of the most complete accounts of the origins and events surrounding Kony and the LRA, a very good read. Read full review

Contents

A FUNERAL
A PROPHET FROM GOD
WE ARE THE ANGELS
DAUGHTER OF THE MOON
FEEDING THE PRISONERS
A THUG WITH A CROSS
GOD IS A KILLER
SHOCK THE WORLD
WE WANT TO SEE YOUR CHAIRMAN
A GIRL CALLED PEACE
A STRANGE KIND OF WIZARD
I AM REFORMED
EPILOGUE
SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY
A NOTE TO THE READER
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

THE MOST DESOLATE SPOT ON EARTH
MR DUSTY
THE SECOND COMING

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About the author (2012)

Born in 1976, MATTHEW GREEN studied African politics at university, and has spent four years on the ground in East Africa as a reporter for Reuters.He is now the West Africa correspondent for the Financial Times. This is his first book.

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