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Land of my fathers / Vamba Sherif.

By: Sherif, Vamba, 1973-.
Publisher: London : Hoperoad, 2016Description: 271 p. ; 21 cm.Uniform titles: Het land van de baders. English Subject(s): Slaves -- Fiction | Colonialism | Liberia -- FictionSummary: "In 1822 more than 15,000 freed slaves and black Americans are paid to leave and settle in Liberia. Against a backdrop of French and British colonialists, and tribes unashamedly trading in human bondage, the hopes and dreams of the newly arrived become entangled in the reality of building a new life in a foreign land. It is not the 'home' they had dreamt of returning to. where men should stand shoulder to shoulder, they turn on each other instead." - Dust jacket.
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"In 1822 more than 15,000 freed slaves and black Americans are paid to leave and settle in Liberia. Against a backdrop of French and British colonialists, and tribes unashamedly trading in human bondage, the hopes and dreams of the newly arrived become entangled in the reality of building a new life in a foreign land. It is not the 'home' they had dreamt of returning to. where men should stand shoulder to shoulder, they turn on each other instead." - Dust jacket.

First published in Dutch in 1999.

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