The Devil That Danced on the Water

The Devil That Danced on the Water

A Daughter's Quest

Book - 2002
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"Aminatta Forna's intensely personal history is a passionate and vivid account of an idyllic childhood that became the stuff of nightmare. As a child she witnessed the upheavals of post-colonial Africa, danger, flight, the bitterness of exile in Britain, and the terrible consequences of her dissident father's stand against tyranny."--Cover.
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, ©2002.
ISBN: 9780802140487
0802140483
Branch Call Number: BIO FORNA FORNA
Characteristics: viii, 403 pages ; 23 cm

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mahallett
Aug 23, 2015

a good story. a little too long, like she couldn't stop looking for her father.

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uncommonreader
May 01, 2012

Autobiographic. A daughter investigates the executiion of her father for treason 25 years ago in Sierre Leone. I learned about the country from this book.

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