28: Stories of AIDS in Africa

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Portobello Books, 2007 - AIDS (Disease) - 407 pages
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Stephanie Nolen is a uniquely informed and eloquent spokesperson for what is one of the most important international issues of our time. This book puts a human face on the catastrophe that now exceeds the Black Plague in magnitude, giving you 28 unignorable reasons to care.

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User Review  - sunnycouger - LibraryThing

Anyway, the book (other than the omission of the pages) was truly amazing. I was recommended it by a friend and I have an interest in that sort of thing so I bought it and I honestly didn't think I ... Read full review

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The fluid movement of the AIDS cases that the author encounters in Africa are a perfect example of how great non-fiction is written. The books reads as quickly as any work of fiction, except the ... Read full review


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About the author (2007)

Stephanie Nolen came in from the field with her five rules for success as a foreign correspondent. She's been doing that job and doing it well for two decades, filing memorable stories from South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. She has won a record seven National Newspaper Awards for her reporting. Her book "28 Stories of AIDS in Africa" won the PEN "Courage" Prize and was nominated for the 2007 Governor-General's Award for Non-Fiction. She is now the Latin America correspondent for the "Globe and Mail" and lives in Rio de Janeiro with her partner and two children.

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