Item description for The Promised Land by Grace Ogot...
A young farmer and his wife who have migrated to Tanzania from Kenya become embroiled in issues of personal jealousy and materialism, and a melodramatic tale of tribal hatreds ensues. The novel explores Ogot's concept of the ideal African wife: obedient and submissive to her husband; family and community orientated; and committed to non-materialist goals. The style is distinctively ironic giving the story power and relevance. Grace Ogot has been employed in diverse occupations as a novelist, short story writer, scriptwriter, politician, and representative to the UN. Some of her other works include The Island of Tears (1980), the short story collection Land Without Thunder (1988), The Strange Bride (1989) and The Other Woman (1992). The Promised Land was originally published in 1966, and has since been reprinted five times.
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Studio: East African Educ. Publ.
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.95" Width: 5.04" Height: 0.39" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2000
Publisher East African Educ. Publ.
ISBN 9966467718 ISBN13 9789966467713
Availability 54 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 27, 2016 05:24.
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