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Every man is a race

Author: Mia Couto
Publisher: Oxford : Heinemann, 1994.
Series: African writers series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Set in Mozambique, the stories reflect the legacy of Portuguese colonialism and the tragedy of the subsequent civil war"--Cover.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Translations
Translations (form)
Stories (texts)
Translations into English
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Named Person: Mia Couto; Mia Couto
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mia Couto
ISBN: 0435909827 9780435909826
OCLC Number: 30817195
Language Note: Text in English; translated from the Portuguese.
Notes: Translation of selected works from: Cada homem é uma raça (Lisbon: Caminho, 1990), and Cronicando (Lisbon: Caminho, 1989).
"Set in Mozambique, the stories reflect the legacy of Portuguese colonialism and the tragedy of the subsequent civil war"--Cover.
Description: 118 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Rosa Caramela --
The private apocalypse of Uncle Geguê --
Rosalinda's journey to neverness --
The bird-dreaming baobab --
The Russian princess --
The blind fisherman --
Woman of me --
The legend of the foreigner's bride --
The flagpoles of Beyondwards --
The letter --
The seated shadow --
The rise of João Bate-Certo --
The swapped medals --
Whites --
The stain --
The secret love of Deolinda --
Fisherman on departure, hero on arrival --
A gentle voice of dust.
Series Title: African writers series.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Mia Couto ; translated by David Brookshaw.

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18 short stories which look at the issues of civil war, petty officialdom and curruption against the backdrop of post-independence Mozambique. They tell the wider Mozambican story through tales of  Read more...

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