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The Resource Alek : from Sudanese refugee to international supermodel, Alek Wek

Alek : from Sudanese refugee to international supermodel, Alek Wek

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Alek : from Sudanese refugee to international supermodel
Title
Alek
Title remainder
from Sudanese refugee to international supermodel
Statement of responsibility
Alek Wek
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Since the day she was scouted by a modeling agent while shopping at a London street fair when she was just nineteen, Alek Wek's life has been nothing short of a fantasy. When she's not the featured model in hip advertising campaigns, she is working the runways for the world's leading designers. But nothing in her early years prepared her for the life of a model. Born in the southern Sudan, Alek knew only a few years of peace with her family before they were caught up in a ruthless civil war that pitted outlaw militias, the Muslim-dominated government, and southern rebels against each other in a brutal conflict that killed nearly two million people. Here is her story of fleeing the war on foot and her escape to London, where her rise to supermodel was all the more notable because of Alek's non-European looks.--From publisher description
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Alek : from Sudanese refugee to international supermodel, Alek Wek
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http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=7B334B48-C9BB-4415-B427-0EEB90705044
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Title from eBook information screen
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1ocm91823895
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unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780061568039
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(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
7b334b48-c9bb-4415-b427-0eeb90705044
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remote
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Requires Adobe Reader 6.0 (file size: 1689 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 711 KB)
Label
Alek : from Sudanese refugee to international supermodel, Alek Wek
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=7B334B48-C9BB-4415-B427-0EEB90705044
Publication
Note
Title from eBook information screen
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1ocm91823895
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780061568039
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
7b334b48-c9bb-4415-b427-0eeb90705044
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Requires Adobe Reader 6.0 (file size: 1689 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 711 KB)

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