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Child of Earth

Thursday 21 January 2010, author(s)-editor(s) Tah Asongwed

Child of Earth is the story of Achu, a young African boy who loses his mother when he is still a baby. He is raised by his father in a household teeming with wives and children. Then the father dies and the task of raising Achu devolves on his aunt, his father’s sister, who is married to one of the richest and most powerful men in the country. But the aunt is jealous because Achu is doing better in school than her own children . . .

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ISBN 9789956616015 | 200 pages | 200 | 2010 | Langaa RPCIG, Cameroon | Paperback