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The Resource A long walk home : one woman's story of kidnap, hostage, loss - and survival, Judith Tebbutt with Richard T. Kelly

A long walk home : one woman's story of kidnap, hostage, loss - and survival, Judith Tebbutt with Richard T. Kelly

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A long walk home : one woman's story of kidnap, hostage, loss - and survival
Title
A long walk home
Title remainder
one woman's story of kidnap, hostage, loss - and survival
Statement of responsibility
Judith Tebbutt with Richard T. Kelly
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In September 2011 Judith Tebbutt and her husband David set out on an adventurous holiday to Kenya. A couple for 33 years, they had first met in Zambia - Africa had played a major part in their life together. After a joyous week on safari in the Masai Mara, they flew on to a beach resort 40 kilometres south of Somalia. And there, in the early hours of 11 September, tragedy struck. Judith was torn away from David by a band of armed pirates, dragged over sea and land to a village in the arid heart of lawless Somalia, and there held hostage in a squalid room, a ransom on her head. There, too, she learned the terrible truth that the responsibility of securing her release now rested with her son Ollie. But though she was isolated, intimidated and near-starved, Judith resolved to survive - walking endless circuits of her nine-foot prison, trying to make her captors see her as a human being
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1954-
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Tebbutt, Judith
Dewey number
  • 364.1'54'092
  • 364.154092
  • 920 TEBB
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Kelly, Richard T
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  • Tebbutt, Judith
  • Kidnapping
  • Pirates
  • Crime
Label
A long walk home : one woman's story of kidnap, hostage, loss - and survival, Judith Tebbutt with Richard T. Kelly
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9780571303052
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
344 pages
Isbn
9780571303052
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (colour), maps (colour)
Label
A long walk home : one woman's story of kidnap, hostage, loss - and survival, Judith Tebbutt with Richard T. Kelly
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9780571303052
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
344 pages
Isbn
9780571303052
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (colour), maps (colour)

Library Locations

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      Shepherds Bush Road Hammersmith, London, W6 7AT, GB
      51.4948594 -0.2239664
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