A Grain of Wheat

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Product Number: Z100150878
Released: Jul 09, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781515937258
Narrator/s: Ron Butler
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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Set in the wake of the Mau Mau rebellion and on the cusp of Kenya's independence from Britain, A Grain of Wheat follows a group of villagers whose lives have been transformed by the 1952-1960 Emergency. At the center of it all is the reticent Mugo, the village's chosen hero and a man haunted by a terrible secret. As we learn of the villagers' tangled histories in a narrative interwoven with myth and peppered with allusions to real-life leaders, including Jomo Kenyatta, a masterly story unfolds in which compromises are forced, friendships are betrayed, and loves are tested.

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Author(s): Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
Original Publish Date: Jul 09, 2019

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Author(s): Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
Product Number EB00388495
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Penguin Classics
ISBN: #9781101584859

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