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Monique and the mango rains : the extraordinary story of friendship in a midwife's house in Mali

Author: Kris Holloway
Publisher: Oxford : Oneworld, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The deeply compelling story of the rare friendship between a young development volunteer and this midwife who defies tradition and becomes - too early in her own life - a legend.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Monique Dembele; Monique Dembele
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kris Holloway
ISBN: 9781851688371 1851688374
OCLC Number: 751861325
Description: 309 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, map, portraits ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Woman's birthing house --
Weighing babies and eating dogs --
Behind Korotun's scarf --
The old friend --
A coming storm --
Cutting --
Coup d'état --
Cool resting place --
The work is good --
My feet are dancing --
Return --
Postscript.
Responsibility: Kris Hooloway.

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"Poignant and powerful." Starred review Kirkus Reviews "Achingly real." Editorial board favourite Boston Globe "There are many beautiful books by Westerners about living in Africa... The best ones Read more...

 
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