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The abandoned baobab the autobiography of a Senegalese woman by Ken Bugul

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Published by University of Virginia Press in Charlottesville .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bugul, Ken,
  • Authors, Senegalese -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementKen Bugul ; translated by Marjolijn de Jager ; afterword by Jeanne Garane.
GenreBiography.
SeriesCARAF books
ContributionsDe Jager, Marjolijn.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ3989.2.B78 B313 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination180 p. ;
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22802379M
ISBN 100813927374
ISBN 109780813927374
LC Control Number2007045621

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Get this from a library! The abandoned baobab: the autobiography of a Senegalese woman. [Ken Bugul] -- Autobiography written under a pseudonym. "Abandoned by her mother and sent to live with relatives in Dakar, the author tells of being educated in the French colonial school system, where she comes. The subject of intense admiration--and not a little shock, when it was first published--The Abandoned Baobab has consistently captivated readers ever book has been translated into numerous languages and was chosen by QBR Black Book Review as one of Africa's best books of the twentieth century. No African woman had ever been so frank, in an /5(5). The Abandoned Baobab is a testament to how the absence of a loving family can cripple a life. Ken Bugul entered the world in a small village founded at the base of a great baobab tree in a rural part of Senegal known as Ndoucoumane. The seminal moment of her life came at age five, when her mother left her, for what reason is unclear. "The Abandoned Room" by Wadsworth Camp. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read.