Echoes From a Distant Land

Product Number: EB00631697
Released: Jan 20, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780730497721
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Description

The people, the tribes, the landscape, the legends...?o one knows Africa like Frank Coates. A powerful story of doomed love against the backdrop of Africa...?aught between the traditions of his Kikuyu tribe and the disturbing new ideas of the missionaries, Sam Wangira is offered a new life far away in the white man's world. Between the wars, white Kenya is a land of hunting safaris, horse racing and outrageous parties. Dana Northcote is a celebrated socialite but when she embarks on a dangerous, passionate affair, the consequences will echo through the generations. Spanning the first half of the twentieth century and culminating in Kenya's fight for independence from the British Empire, ECHoeS FROM A DIStANt LAND is a vivid evocation of a nation in turmoil, and a story of a love that dared to cross the divide. 'powerfully recreates the turbulent past' - COURIER MAIL 'blockbuster adventure with authenticity' - WEEKEND AUStRALIAN

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Author(s): Frank Coates
Original Publish Date: Apr 01, 2012

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