The dogs of Riga [text (large print)] : a Kurt Walander mystery / by Henning Mankell ; translated by Laurie Thompson
|Main Author:||Mankell, Henning, 1948-2015.|
Sydney, N.S.W. :
|Edition:||Large print ed.|
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"16 EasyRead large" --T.p.
Originally published as: Hundarna i Riga.
He was committed to the fight against AIDS. He helped build a village for orphaned children and devoted much of his spare time to his "memory books" project, where parents dying from AIDS are encouraged to record their life stories in words and pictures. He was also among the activists who were attacked and arrested by Israeli forces as they tried to sail to the Gaza strip with humanitarian supplies in June 2010. He died from cancer on October 5, 2015 at the age of 67.
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