The Resource Gaddafi's harem, Annick Cojean ; translated from the French by Marjolijn de Jager

Gaddafi's harem, Annick Cojean ; translated from the French by Marjolijn de Jager

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Gaddafi's harem
Title
Gaddafi's harem
Statement of responsibility
Annick Cojean ; translated from the French by Marjolijn de Jager
Title variation
Gaddafi's harem
Title variation remainder
the shocking true story of Gaddafi's secret sex slaves
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Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
The shocking true story of a schoolgirl's abduction into Colonel Gaddafi's secret harem of sex slaves. Award-winning French journalist Annick Cojean has given a voice to the horrific and moving story of Soraya, a 15-year-old girl who was summoned to Gaddafi's palatial compound near Tripoli in Libya after the dictator 'chose' her on one of his school visits. There she joined dozens of young women who were systematically abused, raped and degraded by Gaddafi. In public, the women were disguised as Gaddafi's security personnel. In private, they were confined to basement apartments, on hand for the depraved and violent impulses of one of the twentieth century's most malevolent dictators. Cojean has interviewed many who were involved in this appalling regime, including those whose complicity helped keep the charade going for so long. A French bestseller, with more than 100,000 sold, Gaddafi's Harem is an astonishing portrait of the essence of dictatorship: how power gone unchecked can wreak havoc. Soraya's story is the first of many that are starting to emerge. 'Kidnapping, rape, humiliation. This was the fate of so many women who were held at the mercy of Colonel Gaddafi. In this shocking book, Annick Cojean gives these women a voice ...Gaddafi's Harem will stay with you for a long time ...Cojean describes a terrifying system where young women were forced to satisfy the perverse desires of the "Guide", under threat of terrible reprisals ...An exceptional piece of reporting.'
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
961.2042
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the French
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
Gaddafi's harem, Annick Cojean ; translated from the French by Marjolijn de Jager
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Gaddafi's harem, Annick Cojean ; translated from the French by Marjolijn de Jager
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text
Content type code
txt
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21 cm.
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Extent
291 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780732298449
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Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) SL1229027
  • (OCoLC)857761133

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