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Tears of the Desert: A Memoir of Survival in Darfur
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Jennifer Leaning, M.D.

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DARFUR TESTAMENT
Jennifer Leaning, M.D.


Review of Tears of the Desert: A Memoir of Survival in Darfur
By Halima Bashir with Damien Lewis
One World Ballantine Books

The people of Darfur have always had trouble being heard, given their remoteness, their dispersal and, even in refuge, their fear of reprisal. Despite the efforts of advocates in the U.S. and the U.K., their voices— particularly those of women—have been slipping even farther into the background.

But now we hear the voice of Dr. Halima Bashi
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Oct 25, 2009 Lai Parcon rated it it was amazing
Heart-wrenching but a must-read. One learns to be grateful for the smallest blessings in life after reading this book. Halima Bashir is one admirable woman.
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