Marwe: Into the Land of the Dead [an East African Legend]

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Graphic Universe, Sep 1, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
From an East African village, into the Land of the Dead: Marwe lives in a village where food is scarce. She tries to be obedient, but its hard to spend every day working in the fields. When her carelessness ruins the villages crops, shes too scared to face her angry family and runs awayto the strange Land of the Dead. Marwe knows she doesnt belong there. But can she find the right sort of courage to return to the land of the living?

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Marwe: Into the Land of the Dead; An East African Legend

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Marwe and her family live in a village near Mount Kilimanjaro. She and her brother are responsible for keeping the bean crop free of predatory monkeys, but when the children take a break, the monkeys ... Read full review

Contents

Marwe In The Field
6
Marwes Trouble
10
Marwe In The Water
15
Marwe And The Old Woman
25
Marwes Return
35
Marwe And Sawoye
41
Into The Land Of The Dead
46
Further Reading Websites And Movies
47
IndexAbout The Author And The Artists
48
Back Cover
50
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About the author (2009)

Marie P. Croall lives in Cary, North Carolina. She has written for Marvel, DC Comics, Moonstone Books, Devils Due, and Harris Comics, and has completed a self-published graphic novel and a short film. Marie has spent much of her life reading fables and legends, and enjoys discovering new things about different cultures.

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