Item description for All That Blue by Anne-Marie Glesheen Gaston-Paul Effa...
Douo Papus, the narrator of this eloquent novel by a prize-winning French author, mourns his ravaged African childhood as he recounts how, atage five,he was handed over by his impassive father and grief-stricken mother to the missionary nuns in French colonial Africa, as was the custom in his village. Now,as an adult, he looks back at the nine years he spent in the convent school and the pain that has compelled him eversince toseek his absent father throughthe teaching ofpriests---and his mother's love in the arms of every woman he seduces.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.56" Width: 5.04" Height: 0.31" Weight: 0.26 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2007
Publisher Arcadia Books
ISBN 1901969088 ISBN13 9781901969085