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A Basket of Leaves

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Country  South Africa
Media type  Print (Paperback)
LC Class  PL8010 .W57 2007
Author  Geoff Wisner
Editor  Geoff Wisner

Language  English
Pages  289 pp
Originally published  2007
Genre  Non-fiction
OCLC  161792466
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ISBN  978-1-77009-206-8 (first edition, paperback)

A Basket of Leaves is a 2007 collection of essays by Geoff Wisner. It is a literary tour of Africa and there is an essay on a book for all 54 countries on the continent.

Contents

Included book reviews

Algeria

  • The Sheltering Sky by Paul Bowles
  • The Savage Night by Mohammed Dib
  • Algerian White by Assia Djebar
  • Angola

  • Mayombe by Pepetela
  • Another Day of Life by Ryszard Kapuscinski
  • Benin

  • The Viceroy of Ouidah by Bruce Chatwin
  • Botswana

  • When Rain Clouds Gather by Bessie Head
  • Whites by Norman Rush
  • Burkina Faso

  • Of Water and the Spirit by Malidoma Patrice Some
  • Burundi

  • The True Sources of the Nile by Sarah Stone
  • Cameroon

  • Mission to Kala by Mongo Beti
  • Cape Verde

  • The Fortunate Isles by Basil Davidson
  • Central African Republic

  • Song From the Forest by Louis Sarno
  • Chad

  • Komoon! by Heinrich Oberjohann
  • Comoros

  • Last of the Pirates by Samantha Weinberg
  • Reviews

  • American Library Association - NEW PUBLICATIONS by George Eberhart, C&RL News, Vol. 70, No. 1 (January 2009)
  • Interviews

  • Laura Reviews ... Laura Cococcia interviews Geoff Wisner (April 2009)
  • References

    A Basket of Leaves Wikipedia


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