Set in the magnificent, dream-laden landscape of West Africa and written in a rich, poetic style, the story of Sabeth's journey to find herself and her lost son is told ina novel to set the senses reeling.Married at the age of 15 by her family to a polygamist, Sabethis reduced to the status of a slave despite her efforts to find a place in her new family---her only consolation is her first-born, Douo. Following ancient tribal custom, he is snatched from her at the age of five, setting off a long journey to find her child, ending in the birth of a new child and the rebirth of herself.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.64" Width: 5.12" Height: 0.47" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2007
Publisher Arcadia Books
ISBN 1901969096 ISBN13 9781901969092
Availability 0 units.
More About Gaston-Paul Effa
Gaston-Paul Effa was born in Cameroon in 1965 and moved to France at the age of 16. He is the author of "Ma."