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The river between

Author: Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo
Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, 1965.
Series: African writers series, 17.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Explores life on the Makuyu and Kameno ridges of Kenya in the early days of white settlement. Faced with an alluring new religion and 'magical' customs, the Gikuyu people are torn between those who fear the unknown and those who see beyond it. Some follow Joshua and his fiery brand of Christianity. Others proudly pursue tribal independence. In the midst of this disunity stands Waiyaki, a dedicated visionary born to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo
ISBN: 043590549X 9780435905491 0435905481 9780435905484
OCLC Number: 23241981
Description: 152 pages ; 19 cm.
Series Title: African writers series, 17.
Responsibility: Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo.

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Offers your students stories, poetry, biographical writings and essays from across Africa. This title includes work from nearly 40 writers from 19 different countries.  Read more...

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