The Hundred Wells of Salaga: A Novel (Paperback)
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Based on true events, a story of courage, forgiveness, love, and freedom in pre-colonial Ghana, told through the eyes of two women born to vastly different fates.
Aminah lives an idyllic life until she is brutally separated from her home and forced on a journey that transforms her from a daydreamer into a resilient woman. Wurche, the willful daughter of a chief, is desperate to play an important role in her father's court. These two women's lives converge as infighting among Wurche's people threatens the region, during the height of the slave trade at the end of the nineteenth century.
Through the experiences of Aminah and Wurche, The Hundred Wells of Salaga offers a remarkable view of slavery and how the scramble for Africa affected the lives of everyday people.
AUTHOR: Ayesha Harruna Attah
Binding: Paperback, 240 pages
Pub Date: February 05, 2019
Physical Info: 0.8" H x 8.0" L x 5.2" W (0.6 lbs)
Publisher: Other Press