Homeless Waters
178 Pages
English
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178 Pages
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Life in Safang could not have been more idyllic for Ngoma and Shaka, his elder sister. Under the wings of an attendant and storytelling mother, they didn�t miss the father they hadn�t known. Later on, in the alluvial valleys of Bonfuma and the lands beyond, Ngoma experiences the thrills and challenges of schooling and being schooled. Adolescents will appreciate his stories and struggles as he tries to reconcile his village roots with the desire for a modern education. He has special relationships with his grandfather, stepfather and teachers, and becomes captain of the college football team. But growing up with a sister does not make him understand the subtleties and complexities of girls. Whether Collette or Camille, they seem to be two sides of the same coin. Ngoma successfully manoeuvres between the two, without the slightest crisis, for a while. He seeks balance between God and girls, work and pleasure, learning and mischief. While life can be well salted, it can also be bitter. Jealousy rises and he discovers who matters and who doesn�t. His life brings together the bearableness and unbearableness of belonging, of being in love and being free, of...

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Published 01 February 2011
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EAN13 9789956579198
Language English
Document size 1 MB

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Homeless Homeless Waters W AFRANCIS B. NYAMNJOH T FRANCIS B. NYAMNJOH E R S
Homeless Waters
Homeless Waters
Francis B. Nyamnjoh
LangaaResearch & PublishingCIG Mankon,Bamenda
ISBN: 978-9956-579-51-8
Contents
Chapter One ............................................................................. 1
Chapter Two .......................................................................... 17
Chapter Three ....................................................................... 31
Chapter Four .......................................................................... 49
Chapter Five .......................................................................... 67
Chapter Six ............................................................................ 79
Chapter Seven ....................................................................... 95
Chapter Eight ...................................................................... 117
Chapter Nine ....................................................................... 141
Chapter Ten ......................................................................... 147
Chapter Eleven ................................................................... 153
Chapter Twelve ................................................................... 161
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