In Bikole

eight modern stories about life in a West African village by Tom Gilroy

Publisher: Knopf : distributed by Random House in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 83 Downloads: 830
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Subjects:

  • Serer (African people) -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Short stories -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Senegal -- Juvenile fiction

About the Edition

Short stories revealing various aspects of life among the Serers in the West African village of Bikole.

Edition Notes

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Statementby Tom Gilroy ; with drawings by Monica Vachula.
GenreJuvenile fiction
ContributionsVachula, Monica.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 83 p. :
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23254613M
ISBN 100394837223, 0394937228

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