Ancestor stones / Aminatta Forna.

By: Forna, AminattaPublisher: London : Bloomsbury Paperbacks, 2006Description: 317 p. ; 20 cmISBN: 9780747585923Report number: BV-Winter/Spring 21Subject(s): Fiction -- General | Sisters -- Africa -- Fiction | Coffee plantations -- Africa -- Fiction | Coffee plantationsGenre/Form: Domestic fiction.Summary: Aminatta Forna, whose moving and gorgeously written memoir garnered international attention, has seamlessly turned her hand to fiction in Ancestor Stones a powerful, sensuous novel that beautifully captures Africa's past century and her present, and the legacy that her daughters take with them wherever they live. Abie returns home from England to West Africa to visit her family after years of civil war, and to reclaim the family plantation, Kholifa Estates, formerly owned by her grandfather.
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Aminatta Forna, whose moving and gorgeously written memoir garnered international attention, has seamlessly turned her hand to fiction in Ancestor Stones a powerful, sensuous novel that beautifully captures Africa's past century and her present, and the legacy that her daughters take with them wherever they live. Abie returns home from England to West Africa to visit her family after years of civil war, and to reclaim the family plantation, Kholifa Estates, formerly owned by her grandfather.

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