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As a result of libel suits filed by Saudi-backed barristers in London, Cambridge University Press has pulled this volume from markets world-wide (but not before I snagged a copy). The incident is recounted in Deborah Lipstedt's blog:
http://lipstadt.blogspot.com/2007/07/attention-authors-be-afraid-very-afraid.htm...
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davrich | Aug 6, 2007 |
This is an excellent book. It gives a detailed account of the relief effort in Sudan during the 1980s and into the early '90s, including the genesis of Operation Lifeline Sudan (OLS). As one would expect from a historian of Collins' stature, it also gives a very comprehensive treatment of the war and politics.

It's a period I lived through in Sudan, and I was personally involved in and/or witnessed at first hand much that is recorded in this book.

To be harsh, I have only found a couple of small errors of fact, and rather more typographical errors than I would have expected, but these do not detract from an excellent book. The authors are probably a bit more fulsome in their praise for OLS than I would be, but it was a remarkable and unique operation and deserves credit.… (mere)
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