Mende Nazer (born c. ) is a UK-resident, Sudanese author and human rights activist. Nazer was a slave in Sudan and in London for eight years. She later co-wrote the book Slave: My True Story. Summary and reviews of Slave by Mende Nazer, plus links to a book excerpt from This, and another recent book, Escape from Slavery: The True Story of My . Read free book excerpt from Slave by Damien Lewis, Mende Nazer, page 1 of 2. Slave. My True Story. by Damien Lewis, Mende Nazer · share to Facebook.

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Finding libraries that hold this item Her book is an international bestseller mejde Europe and she hopes its launch in the US will bring about awareness and more supporters.

It must be a strange state of being not being allowed to use the very thing the we use to identify our selves by. Advance ready copy View all editions and formats Summary: The story is a remarkable test The language is fairly simple because there was a big translation challenge between Mende and the journalist who helped her, but I actually think it helps soften the ev Recommended This memoir is very compelling.

Her telling of being rapped by her captures is one that will rip the smile from your face. From her stkry growing up in a Nuba village to the raid on her village, being sold into slavery, her escape from I highly recommend this book.

I was captured when I was still a child.

Slave: My True Story – Mende Nazer, Damien Lewis – Google Books

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. It is their unnoticed, unrecognized, constant companion and friend. Mende’s story is heartbreaking and infuriating.

Nazer was a slave in Sudan and in London for mendde years. Lean about tribal customs, village life and the actions of the Her childhood is interrupted around 12 years of age as the Nuba tribe stpry not record birth dates when she was abducted and raped in a violent Arab raid on her village and sold into domestic slavery in Khartoum.


Nazer is presented as intelligent and headstrong, and her people as peaceful, generous and kind. Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you.

SLAVE: My True Story

The Home Trye reversed its denial in Novemberand granted her political asylum. I’d spent so many years being treated like a slave and that’s what I’d become used to. We see how Mende struggles to survive as a slave girl and horrors she was forced storry go through.

In a desperate attempt to flee, she managed to make contact By the time of the denial, she had already had her autobiography published in Germany, coauthored by a British professional journalist.

Nazer is a Nuba from a village in the Nuba mountains of Sudan.

She slavd raped by the Arab slavers and then sold in Khartoum to a cruel Arab family. We are very fortunate to be able read such a first hand account of slavery and have our eyes opened. Mende eventually came of age, started to attract the attention of adult male visitors to the household, then was “traded” to a family in London. There remains much injustice in the world and books like this can help us to reveal those injustices so that we yrue take action to end them. One of those supporters, Damien Lewis, is the co-author of the novel.

Mende endured a lot but showed a lot of spunk and was truly a survivor. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. But seven years after she was seized and sold into slavery, she was sent to work for another master—a diplomat working in the United Kingdom. Puerto Rico — Venezuela.


Of Slavery and Chastity. The author manages to mends you with her the hole way through her tale. A Note from Damien Lewis. We live in a country of great freedom that we take for granted. Your request to send this item has been completed.

Mende Nazer – Wikipedia

President Bush’s condemnation of the slave trade at the U. In particular, the reporter never met with or even spoke to Mende prior to publication frue the article.

Mende is calm and unflinching as she simply recounts the events that shattered her world,a remote Nubian village in the Sudan.

The first third of the book explores Mende’s childhood among her tribe, the Karko of the Nuba Mountains.

Slave: My True Story

Even after finishing this book it makes you wonder and think about what this wonderfully strong lady endured and is still going threw just to survive. After the Sunday Telegraph printed a second-hand account of her version of her experience as a slave in Septemberal-Koronky sued the paper for libel.

This book tells the story of Mende Nazer.

This shows the worrying state of affairs that people like Mende are in. In this novel, we meet Mende, a young Sudanese tribal girl growing up happily with her family. No trivia or quizzes yet.

The Slave Ahacan Kanat No preview available – I often find myself drawn to women’s issues books. Everyone should read this book! Mende still mai Mende’s story is an amazing story that will not only captivate your mind, but also clench your heart.

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