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The optician of Lampedusa, Emma Jane Kirby

Label
The optician of Lampedusa
Title
The optician of Lampedusa
Statement of responsibility
Emma Jane Kirby
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From an award-winning BBC journalist, this moving book turns the testimony of an accidental hero into a timeless story about the awakening of human courage and conscience. 'I can hardly begin to describe to you what I saw as our boat approached the source of that terrible noise. I hardly want to. You won't understand because you weren't there. You can't understand. You see, I thought I'd heard seagulls screeching. Seagulls fighting over a lucky catch. Birds. Just birds.' Emma-Jane Kirby has reported extensively on the reality of mass migration today. In The Optician of Lampedusa she brings to life the moving testimony of an ordinary man whose late summer boat trip off a Sicilian island unexpectedly turns into a tragic rescue mission
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
304.8092
Index
no index present
LC call number
JV7590
LC item number
.K56 2016
Literary form
non fiction
The optician of Lampedusa, Emma Jane Kirby
Label
The optician of Lampedusa, Emma Jane Kirby
Publication
Copyright
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn953054182
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Dimensions
23 cm
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Extent
115 pages
Isbn
9780241295281
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)953054182

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