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Looking for a rain god and other short stories from Africa

Publisher: London : Macmillan, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of short stories from Africa covering a range of subjects, from the conflict between traditional and new ways of life and values, to the role of women in society. The main introduction  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Looking for a rain god and other short stories from Africa.
London : Macmillan, ©1995
(OCoLC)891721621
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0333604490 9780333604496
OCLC Number: 36754272
Description: 192 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: "Looking for a Rain God", Bessie Head; "Uncle Ben's Choice", Chinua Achebe; "The Dube Train", Can Thembe; "The Winner", Barbara Kimenye; "The Torn Veil", Mabel Dove-Danquah; "Workday", Evelyn Awuor Ayoda; "Mista Courifer", Adelaide Casely-Hayford; "The Empty Basket", Grace Ogot; "Justice", Ethiopian tradition; "The Case of the Prison Monger", Hama Tuma; "Flight", Sindiwe Magona; "The Olive Tree", Tolowa Marti Mollel; "Different Values", Barbara Makhalisa; "They Sold My Sister", Leteipa Ole Sunkuli; "The Intruder", Peter Songa; "The Toilet", Gcina Mhlope; "Bindeh's Gift", Sarif Easmon; "The Village Pastor", Leonard Kibera; "In the Shadow of War", Ben Okri; "Country Lovers", Nadine Gordimer; "The Refugee", James Appe; "Certain Winds from the South", Ama Ata Aidoo; "Firefly", Adewale Maja-Pearce; "The Pig", Doris Lessing; "Out of Darkness", Alex la Guma; "Asemka", Aya Kwei Armah; "Noorjehan", Ahmed Essop; "The Girl with a Twisted Future", Mia Couto; "The Music of the Violin", Njabulo S. Ndebele.
Responsibility: selected and introduced by Ian Gordon.

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