The Beginning

Collision, Ghana, 1958
Author(s): Ryszard Kapuscinski
Genre: History, Travel
Original Publish Date: Jan 26, 2016
Product Number: EB00625557
Released: Jan 26, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101972557
Publisher: Vintage
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A Vintage Shorts Travel Selection As British rule came to an end in Ghana, Polish journalist Ryszard Kapuscinski journeyed to the country to witness the birth of a new republic. Here Kapuscinski shares stories and insights about the time he spent crisscrossing Ghana in 1957. From meeting with the charismatic Kofi Baako, then Minister of Education and Information, to discussing witchcraft and clan structures with a fellow reporter in Kumasi, Kapuscinski investigates what it means to be Ghanaian at a time of immense change and upheaval. Rich with anecdotes and honesty, selection from his travelogue The Shadow of the Sun is a remarkable firsthand account into the sights and sounds of Ghana. An eBook short.

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