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Description - The Translator by Daoud Hari

The young life of Daoud Hari his friends call him David has been one of bravery and mesmerizing adventure. "The Translator" is a suspenseful, harrowing, and deeply moving memoir of how one person has made a difference in the world, an on-the-ground account of one of the biggest stories of our time: the brutal genocide under way in Darfur. In 2003, Daoud Hari, a Zaghawa tribesman, was among the hundreds of thousands of villagers attacked and driven from their homes by Sudanese-government-backed militia groups. Though Hari s village was burned to the ground, his family decimated and dispersed, he himself escaped, eventually finding safety across the border. With his high school knowledge of languages, Hari offered his services as a translator and guide. In doing so, however, he had to return to the heart of darkness and he has risked his life again and again to help ensure that the story of his people is told while there is still time to save them."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780812979176
ISBN-10: 0812979176
Format: Paperback / softback
(203mm x 139mm x 15mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Random House Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Daoud Hari

Daoud Hari was born in the Darfur region of Sudan. After escaping an attack on his village, he entered the refugee camps in Chad and began serving as a translator for major news organizations including "The New York Times," " "NBC, and the BBC, as well as the United Nations and other aid groups. He now lives in the United States and was part of SaveDarfur.org's Voices from Darfur tour. "From the Hardcover edition."