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The Brave African Huntress

Amos Tutuola

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ISBN
9780571311385
Date Published
01.07.2014
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Summary

This is the story of Adebisi, a brave African huntress who sets out for the Jungle of the Pigmies to rescue her four brothers. Along the way, she conquers a giant, serves as the barber to a king and endures the horrors of the pigmies’ prison. Yet she will not give up. By employing her strength and intelligence, she finds a way to release her brothers and returns home to a hero’s welcome.

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Amos Tutuola was born in Abeokuta, Nigeria, in 1920. The son of a cocoa farmer, he attended several schools before training as a blacksmith. He later worked as a civil servant. His first novel, The Palm-Wine Drinkard, was published in 1952 and brought him international recognition. From 1956 until retirement, he worked for the Nigerian Broadcasting Company while continuing to…

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