9780435909598

God's Bits of Wood

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  • ISBN13:

    9780435909598

  • ISBN10:

    0435909592

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/1/2008
  • Publisher: Greenwood-Heineman

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Summary

In 1947-48 the workers on the Dakar-Niger railway staged a strike. In this vivid, timeless novel, Sembene Ousmane envinces the color, passion, and tragedy of those formative years in the history of West Africa.

Author Biography

Sembene Ousmane is from Senegal. He is the author of Xala, Black Docker, Niiwam and Taaw and The Money Order with White Genesis.

Table of Contents

BAMAKO Ad'jibid'ji
1(12)
THIES The City
13(11)
Maimouna
24(11)
DAKAR Daouda-Beaugosse
35(15)
Houdia M'Baye
50(15)
Ramatoulaye
65(13)
BAMAKO Tiemoko
78(13)
The Trial
91(18)
DAKAR Mame Sofi
109(19)
THIES Sounkare, the Watchman
128(9)
Penda
137(8)
Doudou
145(10)
The Apprentices
155(9)
`The Vatican'
164(8)
The Return of Bakayoko
172(14)
FROM THIES TO DAKAR 186(56)
The March of the Women
186(19)
DAKAR The Meeting
205(17)
The Edge of the Sea
222(8)
BAMAKO The Camp
230(12)
THIES Epilogue 242

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