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Emma's war: A True Story

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Young Jody Tiflin lives on his father’s California ranch. He is thrilled when his father gives him a red pony, and later promises him the colt of a bay mare. Both these gifts bring joy to Jodi’s life – but tragedy soon follows. As Jodi begins to learn the harsh lessons of life and death, he starts to understand what growing-up and becoming an adult really means.
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Full title emma s war
Author scroggins deborah
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Tall, striking, and adventurous to a fault, young British relief worker Emma McCune came to Sudan determined to make a difference. She became a near legend in the bullet-scarred, famine-ridden country, but her marriage to a rebel warlord spelled disastrous consequences for her ideals.

Enriched by Deborah Scroggins' firsthand experience as an award-winning journalist in Sudan, this unforgettable account of Emma McCune's tragically short life also provides an up-close look at the volatile politics in the region. It's a world where international aid fuels armies as well as the starving population, and where the northern-based Islamic government—with ties to Osama bin Laden—is locked in a war with the Christian and pagan south over religion, oil, and slaves.

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subject_facet Scroggins, Deborah -- Journeys -- Sudan, Sudan -- History -- Civil War, 1983-
title_display Emma's war
title_full Emma's War A True Story, Emma's war / Deborah Scroggins
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title_sub A True Story
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, History, Journeys, Nonfiction, Scroggins, Deborah