“Refugee Plight Worldwide”

I was merely planning to write a brief review for Refugee 87 by Ele Fountain. The novel struck me, deeply, because of the protagonist’s harrowing narrative of how he was forced to flee Somalia and seek asylum elsewhere. Yet, the book left me strangely wanting. I simply had to know more about real-life accounts that detail the same, terrifying plight.

Image of Rohingya Refugees by the UNHCR
Photo Credits: The New York Times

Alarming Mentions In Current Events

Television, radio, and internet portals are teeming with news reports that alarmingly mention ever-increasing number of refugees who cross international borders and attempt to move into various countries without proper documentation. Continue reading “Refugee Plight Worldwide”

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“Shattered Innocence: The Abduction Of Jaycee Lee Dugard–The Untold Story”

Front cover of Shattered Innocence: The Abduction Of Jaycee Lee Dugard–The Untold Story by Robert Scott

Author: Robert Scott
Copyright 2011
Pinnacle Books,
Kensington Publishing Corp.

KD Rating:

6 OUT OF 10 STARS.
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It’s a novel that chronicles the varied points as regards the Jaycee Lee Dugard Abduction, including an in-depth discussion of Phillip Garrido’s profile–Dugard’s captor–as well as the many characters who became involved in the harrowing investigation. Continue reading “Shattered Innocence: The Abduction Of Jaycee Lee Dugard–The Untold Story”

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