Results for General Fiction + Generational & Family Sagas, set in Africa

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  • A Bit of Difference
    Sefi Atta
    Paperback: 12/17/2012
     
    A new novel from the winner of the Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa.
  • How to Read the Air
    Dinaw Mengestu
    Paperback: 10/04/2011
     
    A heartbreaking literary masterwork about love, family, and the power of imagination, which confirms Mengestu'...
  • Tiny Sunbirds, Far Away
    Christie Watson
    Paperback: 05/10/2011
     
    Set in the Niger Delta, Tiny Sunbirds, Far Away is the witty and beautifully written story of one family’...
  • Cutting For Stone
    Abraham Verghese
    Paperback: 01/26/2010
     
    One of BookBrowse's Top 3 Favorite Books of 2009

    An unforgettable journey into one man's remarkable life, and...
  • Nefertiti : A Novel
    Michelle Moran
    Paperback: 05/27/2008
     
    Love, betrayal, political unrest, plague, and religious conflict — Nefertiti brings ancient Egypt to life...
  • Ancestor Stones : A Novel
    Aminatta Forna
    Paperback: 09/10/2007
     
    A powerful, sensuously written novel that, through the lives of women, beautifully captures Africa’s past...

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