Slave by Mende Nazer
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By Mende Nazer


My True Story

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Slave by Mende Nazer

Book Awards

  • Winner of Index on Censorship Book Award 2004.

Book Description

Mende Nazer lost her childhood at age twelve, when she was sold into slavery. It all began one horrific night in 1993, when Arab raiders swept through her Nuba village, murdering the adults and rounding up thirty-one children, including Mende. Mende was sold to a wealthy Arab family who lived in Sudan's capital city, Khartoum. So began her dark years of enslavement. Her Arab owners called her "Yebit," or "black slave." She called them "master." She was subjected to appalling physical, sexual, and mental abuse. She slept in a shed and ate the family leftovers like a dog. She had no rights, no freedom, and no life of her own. Normally, Mende's story never would have come to light. But seven years after she was seized and sold into slavery, she was sent to work for another master--a diplomat working in the United Kingdom. In London, she managed to make contact with other Sudanese, who took pity on her. In September 2000, she made a dramatic break for freedom. Slave is a story almost beyond belief. It depicts the strength and dignity of the Nuba tribe. It recounts the savage way in which the Nuba and their ancient culture are being destroyed by a secret modern-day trade in slaves. Most of all, it is a remarkable testimony to one young woman's unbreakable spirit and tremendous courage.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781586483180
ISBN-10: 1586483188
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 140mm x 25mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: PublicAffairs,U.S.
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 6-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Slave by Mende Nazer Slave, Paperback (December 2007)

The extraordinary story of a young Sudanese girl who was kidnapped and sold into slavery and how she finally escaped to freedom.

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Author Biography - Mende Nazer

Mende Nazer is approximately twenty-three years old (the Nuba keep no record of birth dates). She was granted political asylum by the British government in 2003. She currently lives in London. Damien Lewis is a British journalist who has reported widely from Sudan and helped Mende escape. He lives in Dublin, Ireland.

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