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My Heart Will Cross This Ocean

My Heart Will Cross This Ocean

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Written by Kadiatou DialloAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Kadiatou Diallo and Craig WolffAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Craig Wolff

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
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  • Publisher: One World/Ballantine
  • On Sale: August 31, 2004
  • Price: $12.95
  • ISBN: 978-0-345-45601-4 (0-345-45601-7)
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Descended from West African kings and healers, raised in the turbulence of Guinea in the 1960s, Kadiatou Diallo was married off at the age of thirteen and bore her first child when she was sixteen. Twenty-three years later, that child–a gentle, innocent young man named Amadou Diallo–was gunned down without cause on the streets of New York City. Now Kadi Diallo tells the astonishing, inspiring story of her life, her loss, and the defiant strength she has always found within.