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The dragons, the giant, the women : a memoir

Moore, Wayétu (author.). Ott, Tovah, (narrator.).

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Thief River Falls Public Library BOOK-ON-CD 921 MOO (Text) 35500006342404 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1721366377
  • ISBN: 9781721366378
  • Physical Description: 7 audio discs (7 hr., 51 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
    sound disc
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Grand Haven, MI : Brilliance Audio, [2020]

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General Note: Compact discs.
Title from web page.
Participant or Performer Note: Performed by Tovah Ott.
Summary, etc.: When Wayetu Moore turns five years old, her father and grandmother throw her a big birthday party at their home in Monrovia, Liberia, but all she can think about is how much she misses her mother, who is working and studying in faraway New York. Before she gets the reunion her father promised her, war breaks out in Liberia. The family is forced to flee their home on foot, walking and hiding for three weeks until they arrive in the village of Lai. Finally, a rebel soldier smuggles them across the border to Sierra Leone, reuniting the family and setting them off on yet another journey, this time to the United States. Spanning this harrowing journey in Moore's early childhood, her years adjusting to life in Texas as a black woman and an immigrant, and her eventual return to Liberia, this is the deeply moving story of the search for home in the midst of upheaval.
Subject: United States
Liberian Americans
African Americans
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / African American & Black
Authors Biography
Families Liberia Biography
African Americans Biography
Liberian Americans Biography
Immigrants United States Biography
Liberia History Civil War, 1989-1996 Refugees
Refugees Liberia History Biography
Moore, Wayétu Childhood and youth
Moore, Wayétu
Genre: Autobiographies.
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