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Title Under African skies : modern African stories / edited and with an introduction by Charles R. Larson.

Imprint New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1997.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Fiction, Short Stories    S UND    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xix, 315 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents The complete gentleman / Amos Tutuola (Nigeria) -- The eyes of the statue / Camara Laye (Guinea) -- Sarzan / Birago Diop (Senegal) -- Black girl / Sembene Ousmane (Senegal) -- Papa, snake & I / Luis Bernardo Honwana (Mozambique) -- A meeting in the dark / Ngugi wa Thiong'o (Kenya) -- A handful of dates / Tayeb Salih (Sudan) -- Mrs. Plum / Es'kia Mphahlele (South Africa) -- Tekayo / Grace Ogot (Kenya) -- Two sisters / Ama Ata Aidoo (Ghana) -- Girls at war / Chinua Achebe (Nigeria) -- The prisoner who wore glasses / Bessie Head (South Africa) -- In the hospital / Similih M. Cordor (Liberia) -- The true martyr is me / Rene Philombe Cameroon) -- Innocent terror / Tijan M. Sallah (Gambia) -- Africa kills her sun / Ken Saro-Wiwa (Nigeria) -- Afrika road / Don Mattera (South Africa) -- Why don't you carve other animals / Yvonne Vera (Zimbabwe) -- The magician and the girl / Veronique Tadjo (Ivory Coast) -- A prayer from the living / Ben Okri (Nigeria) -- Effortless tears / Alexander Kanengoni (Zimbabwe) -- Give me a chance / Mzamane Nhlapo (Lesotho) -- Taken / Steve Chimombo (Malawi) -- I'm not talking about that, now / Sindiwe Magona (South Africa) -- My father, the Englishman, and I / Nuruddin Farah (South Africa) -- A gathering of bald men / Mandla Langa (South Africa)
Subject Short stories, African.
African fiction -- 20th century.
Short stories, African -- Translations into English.
Added Author Larson, Charles R.
ISBN 0374176590 (alk. paper)
0374211787 (dust jacket) : $25.00

 
    
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