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Aminah lives an idyllic life until she is brutally separated from her home and forced on a journey that turns her from a daydreamer into a resilient woman. Wurche, the willful daughter of a chief, is desperate to play an important role in her father's court, but ends up living the opposite of her dream. These two women's lives converge at the same time infighting among Wurche's people threatens to leave the region exposed to powers much larger than themselves. One Hundred Wells is a story of courage, forgiveness, love and freedom and offers a remarkable view of slavery within Africa and how the scramble for Africa affected the lives of everyday people.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Aminah lives an idyllic life until she is brutally separated from her home and forced on a journey that turns her from a daydreamer into a resilient woman. Wurche, the willful daughter of a chief, is desperate to play an important role in her father's court, but ends up living the opposite of her dream. These two women's lives converge at the same time infighting among Wurche's people threatens to leave the region exposed to powers much larger than themselves. One Hundred Wells is a story of courage, forgiveness, love and freedom and offers a remarkable view of slavery within Africa and how the scramble for Africa affected the lives of everyday people.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Cassava Republic Press
  • Seitenzahl: 234
  • Erscheinungstermin: 8. Mai 2018
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 213mm x 134mm x 25mm
  • Gewicht: 274g
  • ISBN-13: 9781911115519
  • ISBN-10: 1911115510
  • Artikelnr.: 49465657
Autorenporträt
Ghanaian writer Ayesha Harruna Attah's debut novel, Harmattan Rain, (Per Ankh Publishers) was nominated for the Commonwealth Writers' Prize in 2010. Her second novel, Saturday's Shadows (World Editions), was shortlisted for the 2013 Kwani? Manuscript Project. Ayesha was educated at Mount Holyoke College, Columbia University, and NYU. She was a 2014 Africa Centre Artists in Residency Award Laureate and Instituto Sacatar Fellow. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Asymptote Magazine, and the Caine Prize Writers' 2010 Anthology. She was awarded the 2016 Miles Morland Foundation Scholarship for non-fiction. She currently lives in Senegal.