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    DescriptionAs a young woman growing up in Africa, Leymah Gbowee was crushed by a savage war when violence reached her native Monrovia, depriving her of the education she desired and claiming the lives of relatives and friends. As war ravaged Liberia, Gbowee's bitterness turned to rage-fueled action as she realized women bear the greatest burden in prolonged conflicts. Passionate and charismatic, she was instrumental in galvanizing hundreds, if not thousands, of women in Liberia in 2003 to force peace in the region after fourteen years of war. She organized Christian and Muslim women to demonstrate together, founding Liberian Mass Action for Peace and launching protests and a sex strike. Gbowee's memoir chronicles the unthinkable violence she's faced and the peace she's helped to broker and takes us on her continuing journey as she harnesses the power of women to bring peace.


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    Title
    Mighty Be Our Powers
    Subtitle
    How Sisterhood, Prayer, and Sex Changed a Nation at War
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Leymah Gbowee, Read by Kimberly Scott, With Carol Mithers
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 157 mm
    Height: 165 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781455110407
    ISBN 10: 145511040X
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    BIC subject category V2: BGA, JFSJ1, BM
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    DC22: B
    BISAC V2.8: BIO022000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP090
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/FEMINE, CULT/WAFRIC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 55580
    BISAC V2.8: BIO002000
    Ingram Subject Code: JA
    Libri: I-JA
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 76
    BISAC V2.8: BIO026000
    B&T Approval Code: A43201000
    BISAC V2.8: POL034000
    DC22: 966.6203/3
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: DT636.53.G26 A3 2011B
    Edition
    Unabridged
    Edition statement
    Library ed.
    Publisher
    Blackstone Audiobooks
    Imprint name
    Blackstone Audiobooks
    Publication date
    13 September 2011