Fragments

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Houghton Mifflin, 1970 - Africa - 287 pages
16 Reviews
A member of the African elite groping his way out of the background of slavery and colonialism, Baako sees his education as preparation for the lifework of a socially innovative artist. His family, more pragmatic, expects an elite resume to convert into power and wealth in the real world here and now. Unable to harmonize contervailing needs with wider social aspirations, both family and individual drift toward confrontation and inexorable loss.

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Review: Fragments (African Writers Series)

User Review  - Eric - Goodreads

A powerful work by Armah, exploring the arcane world of madness, materialism, and all sorts of misplaced values rather deep-seated. The author's descriptive abilities are amazing indeed and the gallery of characters unfold easily, if disturbingly. Read full review

Review: Fragments (African Writers Series)

User Review  - Goodreads

A powerful work by Armah, exploring the arcane world of madness, materialism, and all sorts of misplaced values rather deep-seated. The author's descriptive abilities are amazing indeed and the gallery of characters unfold easily, if disturbingly. Read full review

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Section 2
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Section 3
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