The children of Segu

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Viking, Nov 6, 1989 - Fiction - 429 pages
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In the exciting sequel to Segu, Maryse Conde paints a richly complex portraitof the troubled African continent during the second half of the 19th century.

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Segu: a novel

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It is late 18th-century Africa, and change, in the form of slave traders from the west and Islam from the east, is coming to the tribal societies. In Segu, a kingdom near present-day Mali, the family ... Read full review

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THE STRAIGHT PATH
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