The Resource Overcoming speechlessness : a poet encounters the horror in Rwanda, Eastern Congo, and Palestine/Israel, Alice Walker, (electronic resource)

Overcoming speechlessness : a poet encounters the horror in Rwanda, Eastern Congo, and Palestine/Israel, Alice Walker, (electronic resource)

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Overcoming speechlessness : a poet encounters the horror in Rwanda, Eastern Congo, and Palestine/Israel
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Overcoming speechlessness
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a poet encounters the horror in Rwanda, Eastern Congo, and Palestine/Israel
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Alice Walker
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eng
Summary
In 2006, Alice Walker, working with Women for Women International, visited Rwanda and the eastern Congo to witness the aftermath of the genocide in Kigali. Invited by Code Pink, an antiwar group working to end the Iraq War, Walker traveled to Palestine/Israel three years later to view the devastation on the Gaza Strip. Here is her testimony. Bearing witness to the depravity and cruelty, she presents the stories of the individuals who crossed her path and shared their tales of suffering and courage. Part of what has happened to human beings over the last century, she believes, is that we have been rendered speechless by unusually barbaric behavior that devalues human life. We have no words to describe what we witness. Self-imposed silence has slowed our response to the plight of those who most need us, often women and children, but also men of conscience who resist evil but are outnumbered by those around them who have fallen victim to a belief in weapons, male or ethnic ..
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E7B
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1944-
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Walker, Alice
Dewey number
306.6
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no index present
LC call number
PS3573.A425
LC item number
Z469 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Walker, Alice
  • Walker, Alice
  • Walker, Alice
  • Walker, Alice
  • Atrocities
  • Social Science
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Atrocities
  • Social conditions
  • Travel
  • Rwanda
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Gaza Strip
  • West Bank
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Gaza Strip
  • Rwanda
  • West Bank
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Overcoming speechlessness : a poet encounters the horror in Rwanda, Eastern Congo, and Palestine/Israel, Alice Walker, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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ocn649914066
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unknown
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1st ed.
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1 online resource (75 pages)
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online
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9781609800789
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computer
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rdamedia
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EB00175390
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99EC24D3-2977-474F-993F-4392C52035FE
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Overcoming speechlessness : a poet encounters the horror in Rwanda, Eastern Congo, and Palestine/Israel, Alice Walker, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn649914066
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unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (75 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781609800789
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00175390
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
99EC24D3-2977-474F-993F-4392C52035FE
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  • (Sirsi) o649914066
  • (OCoLC)649914066

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