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Green City in the Sun

Barbara Wood

ISBN 10: 0333461762 / ISBN 13: 9780333461761
Published by Random House, 1988
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Title: Green City in the Sun

Publisher: Random House

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: First Edition.

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A saga of four generations of struggle between two families in Kenya--one white and one Black--begins in 1918, when Dr. Grace Treverton and her brother are cursed by Wochera, a witch doctor

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In 1917, Dr. Grace Treverton arrives in Kenya, determined to bring modern medicine to the African natives. Her brother, Sir Valentine Treverton, has his own dream for the British protectorate: to establish an agricultural empire to rival any in England. The aspirations of the wealthy Trevertons collide with those of the Mathenge tribe, an African family that has lived on the land for years. Grace soon finds a deadly rival in Mama Wachera, an African medicine woman who fights to maintain native traditions against the encroaching whites. After Wachera curses the Trevertons, a series of tragedies threatens to destroy what the once-great family fought to create. But the fates of future generations of these two remarkable families are inextricably bound.

A bold and brilliant achievement, Green City in the Sun brims with all the drama, violence, and fierce beauty of the Kenyan landscape.

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