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Dorcas Keurléonan-Moricet is a brilliant white geophysicist posted on assignment in Africa. She falls in love with a young African man, Ségué n’Di, and enters into an extramarital affair with him. In her professional work, she discovers deposits of minerals of inestimable worth. Reading the current age of globalization and neoliberalism as one in which the riches of Africa are again being cynically exploited by multinational companies—including her own—Keurléonan-Moricet’s views and her life gradually change. As the popular resistance against the dictatorial regime in power grows, she comes to play a key role in the unfolding political drama.
Number of Pages: 250
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Series Title: African Humanities and the Arts
Publisher: Michigan State Univ Pr
Author: Olympe Bhely-Quenum
Street Date: January 1, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-31-4730
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