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Title Yo seré la última : historia de mi cautiverio y mi lucha contra el Estado Islámico / Nadia Murad ; traducción de Verónica Canales Medina, Laura Manero Jiménez.
Author Murad, Nadia, author.
Publication Barcelona : Plaza & Janés, 2017.
Edition Primera edición.
Description 364 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 23 cm
Note In Spanish.
Translation from English: The last girl.
"Prólogo de Amal Clooney"--Cover.
Summary In this intimate memoir of survival, a former captive of the Islamic State tells her harrowing and ultimately inspiring story. Nadia Murad was born and raised in Kocho, a small village of farmers and shepherds in northern Iraq. A member of the Yazidi community, she and her brothers and sisters lived a quiet life. Nadia had dreams of becoming a history teacher or opening her own beauty salon. On August 15th, 2014, when Nadia was just twenty-one years old, this life ended. Islamic State militants massacred the people of her village, executing men who refused to convert to Islam and women too old to become sex slaves. Six of Nadia's brothers were killed, and her mother soon after, their bodies swept into mass graves. Nadia was taken to Mosul and forced, along with thousands of other Yazidi girls, into the ISIS slave trade. Nadia would be held captive by several militants and repeatedly raped and beaten. Finally, she managed a narrow escape through the streets of Mosul, finding shelter in the home of a Sunni Muslim family whose eldest son risked his life to smuggle her to safety. Today, Nadia's story--as a witness to the Islamic State's brutality, a survivor of rape, a refugee, a Yazidi--has forced the world to pay attention to the ongoing genocide in Iraq. It is a call to action, a testament to the human will to survive, and a love letter to a lost country, a fragile community, and a family torn apart by war."
Subject Murad, Nadia.
Yezidis -- Biography.
Human rights workers -- Biography.
Women and war -- Iraq.
Women -- Crimes against -- Iraq -- Mosul.
Detention of persons -- Iraq -- Mosul.
Prisoners -- Abuse of -- Iraq -- Mosul.
Detention of persons. (OCoLC)fst00891620
Human rights workers. (OCoLC)fst00963353
Prisoners -- Abuse of. (OCoLC)fst01077104
Women and war. (OCoLC)fst01177123
Women -- Crimes against. (OCoLC)fst01176618
Yezidis. (OCoLC)fst01182765
Iraq. (OCoLC)fst01205757
Iraq -- Mosul. (OCoLC)fst01202687
Genre Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Addl. Author Clooney, Amal, prologue author.
Canales, Verónica, translator.
Manero Jiménez, Laura, translator.
Plaza & Janés, publisher.
Addl. Title Last girl. Spanish
ISBN 8401019907 (paperback)
9788401019906 (paperback)

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