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CHILDHOOD WITHOUT A MUM IN AFRICA

Saysay Samson Kamara

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ISBN 10: 0595484859 / ISBN 13: 9780595484850
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128 pages. Dimensions: 8.8in. x 5.9in. x 0.4in.Joe grew up with his father in the village. His mother died before he could recognize her. He went through the usual hardships of village life without a mother. He went through the secret society with his favorite aunt deputizing his dead mum. Joes father Pa Alpha tasted riches, but the sun set too soon when his loving wife Joes mum died. A rollercoaster of hardship set in that never seemed to go away and the Pa and his children were forced to relocate. But that did not help much, the Pa and his son had to move on again. Pa Alpha was forced to move yet again to protect his son from cannibalism. Joe was taken to the far north by his brother Peter, where Joe thought was the end of the world, and went to school in Kambia. All along, Joe was never far away from real hardship and physical brutality. He eventually graduated from high school after a period of internal turmoil and good luck and became a village teacher, and he eventually went on to realize his dram of a University Education. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780595484850

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Title: CHILDHOOD WITHOUT A MUM IN AFRICA

Publisher: iUniverse, Inc.

Binding: Paperback

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Joe grew up with his father in the village. His mother died before he could recognize her. He went through the usual hardships of village life without a mother. He went through the secret society with his favorite aunt deputizing his dead mum. Joe's father Pa Alpha tasted riches, but the sun set too soon when his loving wife Joe's mum died. A rollercoaster of hardship set in that never seemed to go away and the Pa and his children were forced to relocate. But that did not help much, the Pa and his son had to move on again. Pa Alpha was forced to move yet again to protect his son from cannibalism.Joe was taken to the far north by his brother Peter, where Joe thought was the end of the world, and went to school in Kambia. All along, Joe was never far away from real hardship and physical brutality. He eventually graduated from high school after a period of internal turmoil and good luck and became a village teacher, and he eventually went on to realize his dram of a University Education.

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I was born in Sierra Leone West Africa. I went to school and graduated for the first degree in Sierra Leone. I taught science in three secondary schools in Sierra Leone. I was appointed acting Principal of a Catholic secondary school for seven years. I went to England for further studies and obtained two postgraduate diplomas, two master degrees and two further education teacher?s certificates. I taught science in Birmingham, England for four years and then emigrated to the U.S. I have taught science in the Providence School District for 9 years first as a substitute teacher and then as regular teacher with a Professional teacher certificate.I am still teaching science. My hobbies are reading, writing and gardening.

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