The River Between (African Writers Series)
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Dimensions (in):7.7 x 5.3 x 0.4
- Publication Date:August 11, 2008
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- ISBN13: 9780435905484
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Christian missionaries attempt to outlaw the female circumcision ritual and in the process create a terrible rift between the two Kikuyu communities on either side of the river. The people are torn between those who believe in Western/Christian education and the opportunities it will offer, and those who feel that only unquestioned loyalty to past traditions will save them. The growing conflict brings tragedy to a pair of young lovers who attempted to bridge the deepening chasm.
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