A Gift from Childhood: Memories of an African Boyhood

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Baba Wague is only four years old when he is sent to the tiny Malian village of Kassar, West Africa, to be raised by his paternal grandparents, according to the family tradition. He is most unhappy about this at first, but under his grandmother's patient and wise tutelage, he comes to love his close-knit village community, as he listens to his grandmother's stories, learns about his own history and traditions, and experiences many hilarious and sobering adventures along the way. He learns how to catch a catfish with his ...

A Gift from Childhood: Memories of an African Boyhood 2013, Groundwood Books

ISBN-13: 9781554984213

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