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14 Cows for America


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In June of 2002, a very unusual ceremony begins in a far-flung village in western Kenya. An American diplomat is surrounded by hundreds of Maasai people. A gift is about to be bestowed upon the American men, women, and children, and he is there to accept it. The gift is as unexpected as it is extraordinary.
A mere nine months have passed since the September 11 attacks, and hearts are raw as these legendary Maasai warriors offer their gift to a grieving people half a world away. Word of the gift will travel newswires around the globe, and for the heartsick American nation, the gift of fourteen cows emerges from the choking dust and darkness as a soft light of hope―and friendship.
This New York Times best seller recounts the true story from Wilson Kimeli Naiyomah of a touching gift bestowed on the United States by a tribe of Maasai Warriors in the wake of the September 11th attacks. With the stunning paintings of Thomas Gonzalez, master storyteller Carmen Agra Deedy hits all the right notes in this elegant story of generosity that crosses boundaries, nations, and cultures.

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Brand:
Peachtree Publishers
Manufacturer:
Peachtree Publishers
Category:
Geography & Cultures
MPN:
9781561454907
Release Date:
2009-08-01
EAN:
9781561454907
ISBN:
1561454907
Edition:
1
Author:
Carmen Agra Deedy
Publisher:
Peachtree Publishers
Creator:
Array
Publication Date:
2009-08-01
Binding:
Hardcover
Item Weight:
1.15 pounds
Item Size:
0.4 x 10.1 x 11.8 inches
Package Weight:
1.2 pounds
Package Size:
10.1 x 0.4 x 11.9 inches

 


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