Growing Up in Darfur, Sudan by
Call Number: Africana Library DT159.6.D27 T86 2007
This book offers a first hand account of what the title implies, “growing up in Darfur.” The author of the book Abdullahi Osman El-Tom, was born in Broosh, Dafur in 1954. El-Tom offers the reader a view of Darfur before the current crisis. He writes about the interaction he had with family, community members and friends. What it was like to go to school, and practice his religion, Islam. However towards the end of the book he paints a far different picture of war and destruction.