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Facing the lion

Author: Joseph Lekuton
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society ; Enfield : Hi Marketing [distributor], 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A member of the Masai people describes his life as he grew up in a northern Kenya village, travelled to America to attend college, and became an elementary school teacher in Virginia.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Joseph Lekuton; Joseph Lekuton
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Lekuton
ISBN: 0792272978 9780792272977
OCLC Number: 61176806
Notes: Originally published: 2003.
Description: 128 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: A lion hunt --
The proud one --
Cows --
The pinching man --
School --
Herdsman --
Initiation --
Kabarak --
Soccer --
America --
A warrior in two worlds.
Responsibility: Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton with Herman Viola.

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Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton gives American kids a first-hand look at growing up in Kenya as a member of a tribe of nomads whose livelihood centres on the raising and grazing of cattle.  Read more...

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