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A Gift from Darkness: How I Escaped with my Daughter from Boko Haram

A Gift from Darkness: How I Escaped with my Daughter from Boko Haram

A Gift from Darkness tells the horrific and truly inspiring story of a young, pregnant Nigerian girl who was kidnapped by Boko Haram, the hell she endured at the hands of the world's most heinous terrorists, and the overwhelming love for her unborn child that saved both their liv... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781408708958
Barcode 9781408708958
Published 11 April 2017 by Little, Brown Book Group
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By Ibrahim, Patience
By Hoffmann, Andrea C.
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ISBN-13 9781408708958
ISBN-10 1408708957
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
Imprint Little, Brown
Publication Date 11 April 2017
International Publication Date 6 April 2017
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Ibrahim, Patience
By Hoffmann, Andrea C.
Category Biography & Autobiography: General
Religious Intolerance, Persecution & Conflict
Number of Pages 288
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 230mm
Spine: 21mm
Weight 380g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Autobiography: General
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 966.9056092
Catalogue Code 728236

Description of this Book

When Patience Ibrahim's husband died, she feared that her life was over. She had prayed every night for a baby to complete her family, and suddenly she found herself a nineteen-year-old widow, alone in the world. But when she fell in love again, a happy future seemed possible. Patience married once more , and was overjoyed to discover that she was pregnant. A few days later, everything fell apart. Men from Boko Haram arrived at her door, killing Patience's new husband and kidnapping her. This is the incredible true story of her and her baby daughter's survival, against all the odds.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review A Gift from Darkness is the story of her [Patience's] captivity, her incredible escape and the birth of her daughter Gift. The German journalist Andrea Hoffmann skilfully tells Patience's story of survival and escape * Sunday Times *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Patience Ibrahim (Author) Patience Ibrahim lives with her daughter Gift in Maiduguri, in northern Nigeria. Andrea C Hoffmann (Author) http://andreachoffmann.com/

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