The Hundred Wells Of Salaga: A Novel

deAyesha Harruna AttahLu parJanina Edwards

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9 avril 2019|
The Hundred Wells Of Salaga: A Novel de Ayesha Harruna Attah
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Based on true events, a story of courage, forgiveness, love, and freedom in pre-colonial Ghana, told through the eyes of two women born to vastly different fates.

Aminah lives an idyllic life until she is brutally separated from her home and forced on a journey that turns her from a daydreamer into a resilient woman. Wurche, the willful daughter of a chief, is desperate to play an important role in her father''s court. These two women''s lives converge as infighting among Wurche''s people threatens the region, during the height of the slave trade at the end of the nineteenth century.

Through the experiences of Aminah and Wurche, The Hundred Wells of Salaga offers a remarkable view of slavery and how the scramble for Africa affected the lives of everyday people.

Ayesha Harruna Attah grew up in Accra, Ghana and was educated at Mount Holyoke College, Columbia University, and New York University. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Asymptote Magazine, and the 2010 Caine Prize Writers'' Anthology. Attah is an Instituto Sacatar Fellow and was awarded the 2016 Miles Morland Foun...
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Titre :The Hundred Wells Of Salaga: A Novel
Format :Livre audio (CD)
Dimensions de l'article :6.75 X 5.25 X 0.5 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :6.75 X 5.25 X 0.5 po
Publié le :9 avril 2019
Publié par :Brilliance Audio
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9781978649132

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