E libro para descargar And Home Was Kariakoo: A Memoir of East Africa 9780385671453 M. G. Vassanji

And Home Was Kariakoo: A Memoir of East Africa

And Home Was Kariakoo: A Memoir of East Africa

by M. G. Vassanji

Editorial: Doubleday Canada
ISBN: 9780385671453
Número de páginas: 400
Formatos: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
Tamaño de archivo: 10 Mb
Fecha de publicación: 2020-08-05
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From M.G. Vassanji, two-time Giller Prize winner and a GG winner for Non-fiction, comes a poignant love letter to his birthplace and homeland, East Africa—a powerful and surprising portrait that only an insider could write.      Part travelogue, part memoir, and part history-rarely-told, here is a powerful and timely portrait of a constantly evolving land. From a description of Zanzibar and its evolution to a visit to a slave-market town at Lake Tanganyika; from an encounter with a witchdoctor in an old coastal village to memories of his own childhood in the streets of Dar es Salaam and the suburbs of Nairobi, Vassanji combines brilliant prose, thoughtful and candid observation, and a lifetime of revisiting and reassessing the continent that molded him—and, as we discover when we follow the journeys that became this book, shapes him still.