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Son of woman.

Author: Charles Mangua
Publisher: [Nairobi], [East African Pub. House], [1971]
Series: Modern African library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mangua's novel is a fictional, autobiographical account of the son of a prostitute. The male narrator describes his life as the orphan of a prostitute in the slums of Nairobi, a young man frequenting bars and brothels, a student, corrupt civil servant and seasonal convict. His is a humorous and cynical account revealing much about the unsavoury aspects of a world experiencing rapid social change.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mangua, Charles.
Son of woman.
[Nairobi, East African Pub. House, 1971]
(OCoLC)654907139
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Mangua
OCLC Number: 525214
Notes: A novel.
Description: 179 pages 19 cm.
Series Title: Modern African library.

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Mangua's novel is a fictional, autobiographical account of the son of a prostitute. The male narrator describes his life as the orphan of a prostitute in the slums of Nairobi, a young man frequenting bars and brothels, a student, corrupt civil servant and seasonal convict. His is a humorous and cynical account revealing much about the unsavoury aspects of a world experiencing rapid social change.

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