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Main Title Unbowed : a memoir /
Author Maathai, Wangari,
Publisher Anchor Books, a division of Random House, Inc.,
Year Published 2007
OCLC Number 148836512
ISBN 9780307275202; 0307275205
Subjects Tree planters (Persons)--Kenya--Biography. ; Women conservationists--Kenya--Biography. ; Women politicians--Kenya--Biography. ; Biographies. ; Conditions conomiques. ; Conditions sociales. ; Mouvements sociaux. ; Politiciens. ; Women conservationists--Biography. ; Women conservationists--Biography.--sears ; Women politicians--Kenya--Biography.--sears
Additional Subjects Maathai, Wangari ; Maathai, Wangari.--sears ; Green Belt Movement (Society : Kenya) ; Green Belt Movement (Society : Kenya)--sears
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EKBM  SB63.M22A3 2007 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 04/18/2008
Edition 1st Anchor Books ed.
Collation xvii, 326 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm
Notes
"With a new afterword"--Page 4 of cover. "Originally published in hardcover in slightly different form in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Random House, Inc., New York, in 2006"--Title page verso. Includes index.
Contents Notes
The recipient of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize describes her life as a feminist, political activist, and environmentalist in Kenya, detailing the 1977 establishment of the Green Belt Movement and her role in the transformation of Kenya's government. Beginnings -- Cultivation -- Education and the state of emergency -- American dream -- Independence: Kenya's and my own -- Foresters without diplomas -- Difficult years -- Seeds of change -- Fighting for freedom -- Freedom turns a corner -- Aluta continua: the struggle continues -- Opening the gates of politics -- Rise up and walk -- Canopy of hope -- Afterword to the Anchor Books edition -- Appendix. Konyeki na ithe, or "Konyeki and his father".