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The Expedition to the Baobab Tree

Stockenstrom, Wilma (Book - 2014 )
The Expedition to the Baobab Tree
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"In J.M.Coetzee's stunning translation: a powerfully symbolic story in the voice of a slave that explores the depths of imagination, isolation, fear, and love. A slave woman is the only survivor of a failed expedition into the depths of Southern Africa. She shelters in the hollow trunk of a baobab tree where she relives her earlier existence in a state of increasing isolation. We are the sole witnesses to her moving history: her capture as a young child, her life in a harbor city on the eastern coast as servant to various masters, her journey with her last owner and protector, and her life in the baobab tree"
Authors: Stockenstrom, Wilma
Title: The expedition to the baobab tree
Publisher: New York :, Archipelago,, 2014
Summary: "In J.M.Coetzee's stunning translation: a powerfully symbolic story in the voice of a slave that explores the depths of imagination, isolation, fear, and love. A slave woman is the only survivor of a failed expedition into the depths of Southern Africa. She shelters in the hollow trunk of a baobab tree where she relives her earlier existence in a state of increasing isolation. We are the sole witnesses to her moving history: her capture as a young child, her life in a harbor city on the eastern coast as servant to various masters, her journey with her last owner and protector, and her life in the baobab tree"
Additional Contributors: Coetzee, J. M. - 1940-
ISBN: 1935744925
9781935744924
Branch Call Number: FICTION STOCK...W
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