Very Good copy, cover and pages show some wear from reading and storage. Binding may have light creases. Lots of life left in these pages. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: A biting satire about the downfall of a businessman-polygamist who assumes the role of the colonialist in French-speaking Africa.
About the Author: Sembene Ousmane is from Senegal. He is the author of Xala, Black Docker, Niiwam and Taaw and The Money Order with White Genesis.
Publisher: Lawrence Hill
Book Condition: VERY GOOD
Book Description Lawrence Hill, 1976. Book Condition: Very Good. First. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Bookseller Inventory # GRP65703967
Book Description Lawrence Hill & Company, 1976. hardcover. 1st Edition. New York. 1976. Lawrence Hill & Company. 1st American Edition. Very Good In Slightly Worn Dustjacket. 114 pages. hardcover. Ousmane Sembene, who was born into a Senegalese fishing family in 1923, worked at a diversity of jobs before writing his first book, THE BLACK DOCKER, in 1956. Since then he has written several novels and short story collections, through which he tells the saga of his land and its people. He has also gained a reputation for his films, particularly BLACK GIRL and THE MONEY ORDER, which were well received both in the U.S. and abroad. 0882080679. keywords: 41116. inventory # 28281. FROM THE PUBLISHER - A biting satire about the downfall of a businessman-polygamist who assumes the role of the colonializer in French-speaking Africa. XALA is the story of a El Hadji Abdou Kader Beye, a rich businessman struck by what he believes to be a curse of impotence (‘xala’ in Wolof) on the night of his wedding to his beautiful, young third wife. El Hadji grows obsessed with removing the curse through visits to marabouts, but only after losing most of his money and reputation does he discover the source to be the beggar who lives outside his offices, whom he wronged in acquiring his fortune. Very Good In Slightly Worn Dustjacket. Bookseller Inventory # 28281
Book Description Lawrence Hill, 1976. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110882080679