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The convert

Author: Danai Gurira
Publisher: Washington, DC : Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Set in 1895 amid the colonial scramble for Southern Africa, the play follows Jekesai, a young girl who escapes village life and a forced marriage arrangement, ultimately discovering Christianity with the help of an African teacher. However, as anticolonial sentiments rise to a boiling point, Jekesai must choose between her new European God and the spirits of her ancestors"--Jacket flap.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Danai Gurira
OCLC Number: 884966661
Notes: "Commissioned by Center Theater Group and originally produced by McCarter Theatre, Goodman Theatre, and Center Theater Group in 2012. Produced February-March 2013 at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company."
Description: 153 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company presents
Responsibility: by Danai Gurira.

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"Set in 1895 amid the colonial scramble for Southern Africa, the play follows Jekesai, a young girl who escapes village life and a forced marriage arrangement, ultimately discovering Christianity with the help of an African teacher. However, as anticolonial sentiments rise to a boiling point, Jekesai must choose between her new European God and the spirits of her ancestors"--Jacket flap.

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