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Weep not, child

Author: Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2006.
Series: African writers series.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : English
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Two small boys stand on a rubbish heap and look into the future. One boy is excited, he is beginning school; the other, his brother, is an apprentice carpetner. Together, they will serve their country--the teacher and the craftsman. But this is Kenya and times are against them. In the forests, the Mau Mau are waging war against the white government, and two brothers, Njoroge and Kamau, and the rest of their family,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo
OCLC Number: 70281656
Notes: Originally published: Oxford, [UK} : Heinemann Educational, 1987, c1964.
Description: Sound disc : digital mono. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Title: African writers series.
Responsibility: Ngũgı̃wa Thiong'o.

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Two small boys stand on a rubbish heap and look into the future. One boy is excited, he is beginning school; the other, his brother, is an apprentice carpetner. Together, they will serve their country--the teacher and the craftsman. But this is Kenya and times are against them. In the forests, the Mau Mau are waging war against the white government, and two brothers, Njoroge and Kamau, and the rest of their family, need to decide where their loyalties lie. For the practical man, the choice is simple, but for Njoroge, the scholar, the dream of progress through learning is a hard one to give up . -Back cover.

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