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Weep not, child / by James Ngugi

By: Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo, 1938-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Heinemann, 1964Description: 136 p. ; 18 cm.ISBN: 0435900072; 0435908308; 9780435908300.DDC classification: 823 Online resources: WorldCat details | E-Book Fulltext Summary: Summary: "Two small boys stand on a rubbish heap and look into the future. One boy is excited, he is beginning school; the other, his brother, is an apprentice carpetner. Together, they will serve their country--the teacher and the craftsman. But this is Kenya and times are against them. In the forests, the Mau Mau are waging war against the white government, and two brothers, Njoroge and Kamau, and the rest of their family, need to decide where their loyalties lie. For the practical man, the choice is simple, but for Njoroge, the scholar, the dream of progress through learning is a hard one to give up"--Page 4 of cover.
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Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo, 1938-
Weep not, child.
London, Heinemann Educational Books [©1964]
(OCoLC)588952956

Summary:
"Two small boys stand on a rubbish heap and look into the future. One boy is excited, he is beginning school; the other, his brother, is an apprentice carpetner. Together, they will serve their country--the teacher and the craftsman. But this is Kenya and times are against them. In the forests, the Mau Mau are waging war against the white government, and two brothers, Njoroge and Kamau, and the rest of their family, need to decide where their loyalties lie. For the practical man, the choice is simple, but for Njoroge, the scholar, the dream of progress through learning is a hard one to give up"--Page 4 of cover.

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