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I Once Was Lost But Now Am Found: A story of faith from "Lost Boys of Sudan" survivor Joseph Lual Deng By Jeanne Tebo Pfeifer & Joseph Lual Deng
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Joseph Lual Deng recounts his horrific experience as one of the famous Lost Boys of Sudan. This book tells about his experience when, at around the age of 6, Joseph traveled hundreds of miles on foot... More > after seeing his village in Southern Sudan decimated by bombs dropped from Northern Sudan government. Only a few of the thousands of young boys who began this exodus survived - Joseph was one of the lucky who did live and was given a new life in the USA. He recounts his memorable story about the loss of his family, the horrific death (by crocodiles, gunfire and starvation) of fellow Lost Boys walking beside him, his kidnapping by enemy forces, the constant hunger, and his life for 14 years in two different refugee camps in Ethiopia and Kenya. He also recounts that his strong faith in God was what kept him walking day after day and that he knew he had a purpose and had to survive. Now an American citizen, we can read about his happy ending and his future plans as a citizen of America.< Less
Karoly - His Story - A Tragedy - Part One By Michael Fitzalan
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This is the story of Karoly, a man whose family protected Jewish refugees trying to first escape the advance of Nazi Germany and latterly the advancing Russians. Karoly was used as human-shield by... More > the Romanian 'liberators' in Hungary. After the war, he was arrested on trumped up charges and sent to prison for being a Youth Leader of the Smallholder's Party under the Communist regime. After a year on meagre rations, he was given the option of starvation or working as a miner in a forced labour camp. He worked in a mine until he escaped the regime in 1956. This is the story of a man who cheated death and moved to England to start again from nothing, a broken political prisoner.< Less
The Faulty Camera In Our Minds By Lawson Luke
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21-year-old Steve Hazael and his younger brother Jefferson flee from the onslaught of the deadly militia. The rest of their family members are killed in the attack. Forced to live in a refugee camp,... More > Steve must cope with the poor living conditions as well as the eventual death of Jefferson.< Less
The Attack By Rebecca Williams
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Lydia Harper's world is turned upside down when the evil Manchos attack her refugee camp on the desert planet Kakora. With her family missing, Lydia embarks on her quest through the dangers of her... More > planet so she can stop the Manchos. The only question is: Will Lydia be in time?< Less
Wings for the Next Day By K-Moses Nagbe
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Two young Liberians, among many other Liberians, are dropped off at the Ghanaian port city of Takoradi. They take off later, heading for Buduburam, the Liberian refugee camp. On their way they meet... More > an old man whose death impacts their lives in profound ways.< Less
Someone Special Died at a Checkpoint in Liberia Today By Peter Nehsahn
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Memoirs of the Liberian civil war from 1989 to 2003 as told by victims, survivors, and ex-combatants. It details rapes, murders, and massacres carried out by government and rebel soldiers at various... More > checkpoints, refugee camps, towns, villages, and in a church across Liberia.< Less
Tambourines & Tongas By I. A.. Ogilvie-Wilson
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This book is more than a memoir of a missionary in Pakistan. It includes insights into the inception of the Salvation Army in UK and also of its work in Pakistan. A travelogue through parts of... More > Pakistan and the Afghan Refugee Camps in Northern Pakistan. The author gives and honest insight into the 'highs and lows' of the spirit through life's experience.< Less
The Walls of Freedom By Sara F. Hathaway
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"I just hope I...Have the spirit to go on fighting. Have the power to take on forces that are so much bigger than me." On the run, Erika, her husband, Vince, and their children flee the... More > government forces in search of a new life. The Great Quake ten years ago left the United States devastated. FEMA camps sprouted up in Regional Districts to control the chaos and separate the landowners from the refugees. Erika and her family spent nine years as refugees in the camp before they found out that Vince's parents were still alive and they were searching for them. The Las Vegas FEMA Director, realizing his mistake, attempted to have the family eliminated to save his career. Vince and Erika take their family's future into their own hands and flee the camp in a cross the country action packed adventure. Will they find Vince's parents? Will society accept them again? Can they accept this new government system?< Less
The Pilgrim Soul By Mira Pajes Merriman
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This memoir recounts the author’s white-knuckle escape at age seven through Poland and across Russia—the German war machine always two steps behind. Reunited in New York, she and her... More > parents settle in Manhattan but peace remains out of reach as domestic turmoil, eccentric refugee friends, Zionist summer camp and an environment of political and ideological uncertainties create a life fraught with new adversities. She and her friend plot a life of artistic escape and greatness. With her father she’s held tight in a chafing bond of love and rebellion. A failed marriage, artistic and existential despair, and disillusionment with post-World War II American society drive her to escape again, this time to paint in Spain. But peace remains out of reach there, too, despite a love affair, a conversion to Catholicism, and efforts at religious dedication. This chronicle of Jewish escape from Europe tracks the twists and turns of that displacement, and an immigrant generation’s struggle to build a new life in America.< Less
The Pilgrilm Soul By Mira Pajes Merriman
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This memoir recounts the author’s white-knuckle escape at age seven through Poland and across Russia—the German war machine always two steps behind. Reunited in New York, she and her... More > parents settle in Manhattan but peace remains out of reach as domestic turmoil, eccentric refugee friends, Zionist summer camp and an environment of political and ideological uncertainties create a life fraught with new adversities. She and her friend plot a life of artistic escape and greatness. With her father she’s held tight in a chafing bond of love and rebellion. A failed marriage, artistic and existential despair, and disillusionment with post-World War II American society drive her to escape again, this time to paint in Spain. But peace remains out of reach there, too, despite a love affair, a conversion to Catholicism, and efforts at religious dedication. This chronicle of Jewish escape from Europe tracks the twists and turns of that displacement, and an immigrant generation’s struggle to build a new life in America.< Less

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