Maison Rouge: Memories Of A Childhood In War


Liliane Leila Juma was sixteen years old when her home in the Democratic Republic of the Congo was destroyed by rebel soldiers.  In her memoir, she tells about her life before and after her family was torn apart by militia invasions and civil war.  Through the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Leila and her family were able to relocate to Canada.  An introduction gives facts about Congo.  A helpful map of the region is included. mjw
Title: Maison Rouge: Memories Of A Childhood In War
Author: Liliane Leila Juma
: Tradewind Books. Vancouver
Copyright: 2020
Original Language
: English
: 978-1-926890-30-2
Paperback pages
: 126
Age range
: 12 up
: Nonfiction, Information Book, Biography
Book setting
: Congo
Author’s ethnicity
: Congolese
Author’s residence
: Vancouver, BC, Canada
: Canada, Civil war, Congo (Democratic Republic), Invasion, Refugees, Social conditions, Survival

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