The Translator

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Random House, 2008
 

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I do not know why it was so hard for me to get into this book. I had to try 3 times and the thied time I finally managed to fully read it. Great story teller. Learned more about Dafur. An interesting read Read full review

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Daoud Hari is a Zaghawa tribesman born in a village in Darfur, who, at an early age, showed an aptitude for languages. As an adult he lived abroad for a while, but was remanded to Sudan after ... Read full review

Contents

A Call from the Road
3
We Are Here
11
The Dead Nile
21
A Bad Time to Go Home
28
My Sisters Village
38
The End of the World
43
Homecoming
48
The Seven of Us
62
A Strange Forest
111
The Sixth Trip m
114
What Can Change in Twentylour Hours?
120
Some Boys Up Ahead with a Kalashnikov
125
Our Bad Situation Gets a Little Worse
131
Blindfolds Please m
136
We Came to Rescue You Guys
142
We Cant Think of Anything to Say
146

The Translator
68
Sticks for Shade
71
Two and a Half Million Stories
77
Connections
86
Nicholas Kristof and Ann Curry Reporting
92
Once More Home
99
Waking Up in NDjamena
106
The Rules of Hospitality
151
Open House at the Torture Center
161
TheHawalya 768
176
Acknowledgments m
183
A Darfur Primer
185
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights 195
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