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The shadow of the sun : my African life

Author: Ryszard Kapuściński
Publisher: London : Allen Lane, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ryszard Kapuscinski has been writing about the people of Africa throughout his career. In this study, he sets out to create an account of post-colonial Africa seen as both a whole and as a location, defying generalized explanations, and avoiding the official routes, palaces and big politics.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kapuściński, Ryszard.
Shadow of the sun.
London : Allen Lane, ©2001
(OCoLC)606534530
Online version:
Kapuściński, Ryszard.
Shadow of the sun.
London : Allen Lane, ©2001
(OCoLC)607834401
Named Person: Ryszard Kapuściński
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ryszard Kapuściński
ISBN: 071399455X 9780713994551 0679779078 9780679779070
OCLC Number: 59545079
Language Note: Translated from the Polish.
Description: 325 pages ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Heban.
Responsibility: Ryszard Kapuściński ; translated from the Polish by Klara Glowczewska.

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Sets out to create an account of post-colonial Africa seen at once as a whole and as a location that wholly defies generalised explanations. This book provides a sustained meditation on themosaic of  Read more...

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