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Riassunto: A biting satire about the downfall of a businessman-polygamist who assumes the role of the colonialist in French-speaking Africa.
Sinossi: Looks at how the new African middle class have taken over from the colonialists as the exploiters of the people.
Casa editrice: L. Hill & Co
Data di pubblicazione: 1976
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro Lawrence Hill, 1976. Condizione libro: Good. First. N/A. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Codice libro della libreria GRP64420518
Descrizione libro Lawrence Hill, CT, 1976. Hardcover. First edition. First. Very good. Pages somewhat browned. Board edges are worn somewhat. Dustwrapper is chipped at panel ends and spine ends. Flap edges are chipped. Panels are browned lightly. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information. Codice libro della libreria 269324
Descrizione libro Lawrence Hill & Company, 1976. hardcover. 1st Edition. New York. 1976. Lawrence Hill & Company. 1st American Edition. Very Good In Slightly Worn Dustjacket. Translated from the French by Clive Wake. 114 pages. hardcover. 0882080679. keywords: Literature Africa Black. inventory # 28310. FROM THE PUBLISHER - A biting satire about the downfall of a businessman-polygamist who assumes the role of the colonializer in French-speaking Africa. XALA is the story of a El Hadji Abdou Kader Beye, a rich businessman struck by what he believes to be a curse of impotence (‘xala’ in Wolof) on the night of his wedding to his beautiful, young third wife. El Hadji grows obsessed with removing the curse through visits to marabouts, but only after losing most of his money and reputation does he discover the source to be the beggar who lives outside his offices, whom he wronged in acquiring his fortune. Very Good In Slightly Worn Dustjacket. Codice libro della libreria 28310
Descrizione libro Lawrence Hill, 1976. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110882080679