Unbowed by Wangari Maathai audiobook

Unbowed: A Memoir

By Wangari Maathai
Read by Chinasa Ogbuagu

Recorded Books, Inc. 9781606861738
11.89 Hours 1
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Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004, Wangari Maathai has been fighting for environmental responsibility and democracy in her native Kenya for over 35 years. Unbowed recounts the incredible journey that culminated in her appointment to Parliament in 2002. Despite repeated jailings, beatings, and other obstacles along the way, Maathai created the Green Belt Movement and never relented in her goal to bring democracy to Kenya.

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Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004, Wangari Maathai has been fighting for environmental responsibility and democracy in her native Kenya for over 35 years. Unbowed recounts the incredible journey that culminated in her appointment to Parliament in 2002. Despite repeated jailings, beatings, and other obstacles along the way, Maathai created the Green Belt Movement and never relented in her goal to bring democracy to Kenya.

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“Gripping, honest, and beautifully written—a gripping account of modern Africa’s trials and triumphs.” President Bill Clinton

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Author Bio: Wangari Maathai

Author Bio: Wangari Maathai

Wangari Maathai is the founder of the Green Belt Movement and the first woman to earn a doctorate in biology in East Africa. A recipient of numerous awards for her work on environmental and social issues, in 2004, she was honored with the Nobel Peace Prize. She lives in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 11.89
Audience: Adult
Language: English