Nine Hills to Nambonkaha: Two Years in the Heart of an African Village

The village of Nambonkaha in the Ivory Coast is a place where electricity hasn t yet arrived, where sorcerers still conjure magic, where the tok tok sound of women pounding corn fills the morning air like a drumbeat As Sarah Erdman enters the social fold of the village as a Peace Corps volunteer, s

Queen Pokou

This award winning novel, woven into the framework of eighteenth century West Africa, recounts the story of Queen Abraha Pokou s sacrifice of her son to save the Baoule people But it is also much than that Telling and retelling the story, changing key elements each time what if the queen sa