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The Sun Hath Looked Upon Me

Beyala, Calixthe

ISBN 10: 0435909517 / ISBN 13: 9780435909512
Published by Heinemann, 1996
Used Condition: Very Good In Wrappers paperback
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Portsmouth. 1996. Heinemann. 1st American Edition. Very Good In Wrappers. Translated from the French by Marjolijn de Jager. 120 pages. paperback. Cover illustration bt Jane Human. 0435909517. keywords: Literature Africa Black Women Cameroon Translated. inventory # 35907. FROM THE PUBLISHER - Nineteen-year-old Ateba lives in a slum neighbourhood in the African city of Awu. Abandoned by her prostitute mother, Ateba lodges with her aunt. Caught between the expectations of her aunt, who seeks a high bride-price for her, and the violent threats of her suitor, Ateba begins to lose her fragile hold on sanity. This shocking novel deconstructs the illusions about African women which négritude literature has produced. Beyala gives a voice to those who have learnt the emotional and psychological effects of life in the African ghetto. Calixthe Beyala, born in Cameroon, is the author of LOUKOUM and YOUR NAME SHALL BE TANGA. Bookseller Inventory # 35907

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Title: The Sun Hath Looked Upon Me

Publisher: Heinemann

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: paperback

Book Condition:Very Good In Wrappers

Edition: 1st Edition.

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