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“This dramatic account of a woefully under-reported country’s suppurating conflict always makes you want to keep reading. This is Africa’s war from the inside.” MICHELA WRONG, author of In the Footsteps of Mr. Kurtz
“A compelling insight into Congo’s interminable conflicts, with personal stories skillfully woven into the wider narrative of war.” MARTIN MEREDITH, author of The Fate of Africa
Explaining Congo’s Endless Civil War, a Dancing In The Glory of Monsters NYT Book Review
I should have posted this last month, as I run every year in my local run, but I was finishing out my grad school term, eyeball deep in work, and forgot to post it.
After finding out about Women for Women in 2006, and sponsoring two women, Lisa started Run for Congo Women, a series of runs and walks that support women in the DRC.
Lisa traveled to DRC in 2007. The book is a result of all this. Released last month A Thousand Sisters.
Debate on this book at Genocide: Where Law and Sociology Meet, at Making Sense of Darfur.