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A Cowrie of Hope (African Writers Series)

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"These were the nineties," reflects the narrator of A Cowrie of Hope, and for the young widow Nasula they are years of relentless economic hardship and privation. She dreams of a better life for her beautiful daughter, Sula, free from poverty and independent of marriage. But when Nasula finds herself unable to pay for Sula's education, her hopes seem to have been extinguished - until a friend advised her to go to Lusaka and sell her last sack of highly sought-after Mbala beans. Nasula makes the journey, but in the city she finds herself exposed to new, and predatory, dangers.

In A Cowrie of Hope Binwell Sinyangwe captures the rhythms of a people whose poverty has not diminished their dignity, where hope can only be accompanied by small acts of courage, and where friendship has not lost its value.

Synopsis:

In A Cowrie of Hope Binwell Sinyangwe captures the rhythms of a people whose poverty has not diminished their dignity, where hope can only be accompanied by small acts of courage, and where friendship has not lost its value.

About the Author

Binwell Sinyangwe is from Zambia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780435912024
Author:
Sinyangwe, Binwell
Publisher:
Heinemann
Location:
Oxford England
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Widows
Subject:
Zambia
Subject:
Lusaka
Subject:
Mambwe
Subject:
Lusaka (Zambia)
Series:
African writers series
Publication Date:
20001229
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
7.82x5.06x.41 in. .31 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , In A Cowrie of Hope Binwell Sinyangwe captures the rhythms of a people whose poverty has not diminished their dignity, where hope can only be accompanied by small acts of courage, and where friendship has not lost its value.
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