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Segu

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Publisher:
Ballantine,
Pub. Date:
1988, c1987.
Edition:
1st Ballantine Books ed.
Language:
English
Description
A powerful novel of Africa's history and the men and women who determined its fate. From the East came Islam. From the West, the slave trade. The battle for Africa's soul had begun... "A wondrous novel about a period of African history few other writers have addressed... Much of the novel's radiance comes from the lush descriptions of a traditional life that is both exotic and violent." -THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW "Segu is an overwhelming accomplishment. It injects into the density of history characters who are as alive as you and I. Passionate, lusty, greedy, they are in conflict with themselves as well as with God and Mammon. Maryse Conde has done us all a tremendous service by rendering history so compelling and exciting. Segu is a literary masterpiece I could not put down." -LOUISE MERIWETHER
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ISBN:
9780345353061
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Last Grouping Update 2018-10-22 11:29:04AM
Last Indexed 2018-10-22 11:30:46AM

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