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The Place of Stunted Ironwood Trees
Set in one of the most remote corners of Africa and emerging from the shadows of apartheid, this remarkable book chronicles the lives ofa dozen or so Himba over the course of a year and the experiences of a lifetime: birth, maturation, aging, and death; generosity and trust, accomplishment and failure. through subtle yet vivd description, the author draws the reader into a world that appears so utterly foreign. Yet as the leading characters' lives and ...