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    • Mama Koko and the Hundred Gunmen

    • An Ordinary Family's Extraordinary Tale of Love, Loss, and Survival in Congo
    • By: Lisa J. Shannon
    • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    International human rights activist Lisa Shannon spent many afternoons at the kitchen table having tea with her friend Francisca Thelin, who often spoke of her childhood in Congo. Thelin would conjure vivid images of lush flower gardens, fish the size of small children, and of children running barefoot through her family's coffee plantation, gorging themselves on fruit from the robust and plentiful mango trees.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A real Congo story.

    • By Jeremy on 02-13-15

    Regular price: $20.97