And Home Was Kariakoo
A Memoir of East Africa
By (author) M.G. Vassanji
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And Home Was Kariakoo by M.G. Vassanji
Book DescriptionPart travelogue, part memoir, and part history-rarely-told, here is a powerful and timely portrait of a constantly evolving land. From a description of Zanzibar and its evolution to a visit to a slave-market town at Lake Tanganyika; from an encounter with a witchdoctor in an old coastal village to memories of his own childhood in the streets of Dar es Salaam and the suburbs of Nairobi, Vassanji combines brilliant prose, thoughtful and candid observation.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780385671453
(210mm x 140mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Anchor Books
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Publish Date: 2-Feb-2016
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - M.G. Vassanji
M.G. VASSANJI is the author of six novels, two collections of short stories, and two works of nonfiction. His first novel, "The Gunny Sack," was winner of the Commonwealth Prize for Canada and the Caribbean. He has won the Giller Prize for both "The Book of Secrets" and "The In-Between World of Vikram Lall," and the Governor General's Literary Award for Non-Fiction for "A Place Within: Rediscovering India." His novel "The Assassin's Song" was shortlisted for both the Giller Prize and the Governor General's Literary Award for Fiction. He was born in Kenya and raised in Tanzania, and attended university in the United States. He lives in Toronto, Canada with his wife and two sons.
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