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An African in Greenland

Author: Tété-Michel Kpomassie
Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, [2001]
Series: New York Review Books classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tete-Michel Kpomassie was a teenager in Togo when he discovered a book about Greenland--and knew that he must go there. Working his way north over nearly a decade, Kpomassie finally arrived in the country of his dreams. This brilliantly observed and superbly entertaining record of his adventures among the Inuit is a testament both to the wonderful strangeness of the human species and to the surprising sympathies  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Erlebnisbericht
Named Person: Tété-Michel Kpomassie; Tété-Michel Kpomassie
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tété-Michel Kpomassie
ISBN: 0940322889 9780940322882
OCLC Number: 47870087
Notes: Translation originally published: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1983.
Description: xii, 300 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 21 cm.
Series Title: New York Review Books classics.
Other Titles: Africain du Groenland.
Responsibility: Tété-Michel Kpomassie ; translated from the French by James Kirkup ; introduction by A. Alvarez.
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A native of Africa, the author recounts how a picture book about Greenland inspired him to embark on a life-changing journey that would last for ten years, leading him to the Ivory Coast, Senegal,  Read more...

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