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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User Review  - booksofcolor - LibraryThing

This is a big ticket novel of breadth across several generations of a family (from Segu, natch) which tackles just about every experience of the late 18th early 19th century in the kingdom of Segu and ... Read full review

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An amazing, eye-opening novel about the Malian empire of Ségou (or Bamana Empire, or Bambara Empire; 1712-1861) that spans roughly from the 1790s to 1860, just before El Hajj Umar Tall, a Senegalese ... Read full review

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PREFACE
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THE STRAIGHT PATH
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