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A rope from the sky : the making and unmaking of the world's newest state / Zach Vertin.

Vertin, Zach, (author.).
Book Book (2019.)
Description: xxv, 497 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm.
Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2019.
2 of 2 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Wakefield. (Show preferred library)
0 current holds with 2 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Wakefield Adult NEW Nonfiction (Across from Circulation Desk) 962.9 Vertin (Text to Phone) Available -
Beverly Main NEW DT 159.94 .V47 2019 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9781643130514
  • ISBN: 164313051X
  • Edition: First Pegasus Books edition.
Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 461-486) and index.
Summary:
"The birth of South Sudan was celebrated the world round-a triumph for global justice and the end of one of the world's most devastating wars. The Republic's historic independence was acclaimed not only by its long-oppressed people, but by three U.S. presidents and the legions of Americans who championed their cause. But the celebration would not last; South Sudan's freedom-fighters soon plunged their new nation back into chaos, shattering the promise of liberation and exposing the hubris of their American backers. Drawing on extraordinary personal stories of identity, liberation, and survival, A Rope from the Sky tells an epic story of paradise won and then lost. Zach Vertin's firsthand accounts from deadly war zones to the halls of Washington power bring readers on an extraordinary journey into the rise and fall of the world's newest state"-- Publisher's description.
Citation: Vertin, Zach. "A rope from the sky : the making and unmaking of the world's newest state." New York : Pegasus Books, 2019.

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