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The Defence of Lawino

Okot P'bitek

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ISBN 10: 9970022695 / ISBN 13: 9789970022694
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132 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 6.0in. x 0.5in.A new translation of the late Okot pBiteks classic epic poem Wer pa Lawino, first published in Acholi in 1969, and recently listed in Africas 100 Best Books. Lawino is a female voice, taking issue with her husband whom she witnesses imitating a European culture which is destroying a more deeply rooted African culture. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9789970022694

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Title: The Defence of Lawino

Publisher: Fountain Publ.

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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A new translation of the late Okot p'Bitek's classic epic poem 'Wer pa Lawino', first published in Acholi in 1969, and recently listed in Africa's 100 Best Books. Lawino is a female voice, taking issue with her husband whom she witnesses imitating a European culture which is destroying a more deeply rooted African culture.

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