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Title Kintu /
Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi with an introduction by Aaron Bady.
Author Makumbi, Jennifer Nansubuga, author. (1)
Bady, Aaron, writer of introduction. (1)
Publisher Transit Books, Oakland, CA
Published 2017.
ISBN 9781945492013 (pbk.)
1945492015 (pbk.)
MARC No ocn985460852
Pages viii, 443 pages ; 21 cm.
Notes "First published in 2014 by Kwani Trust, Nairobi ."--Title verso page. 'First published in Kenya in 2014 to critical and popular acclaim, Kintu is a modern classic, a multilayered narrative that reimagines the history of Uganda through the cursed bloodline of the Kintu clan. Divided into six sections, the novel begins in 1750, when Kintu Kidda sets out for the capital to pledge allegiance to the new leader of the Buganda Kingdom. Along the way, he unleashes a curse that will plague his family for generations. In an ambitious tale of a clan and a nation, Makumbi weaves together the stories of Kintu's descendants as they seek to break from the burden of their shared past and reconcile the inheritance of tradition and the modern world that is their...'
Subject Uganda History Fiction. (1)
Uganda Origin Fiction. (1)
Families Uganda Fiction. (1)
Ethnohistory Uganda Fiction. (1)
Chiefdoms Uganda History Fiction. (1)
Ugandan fiction (English) (1)
Fiction Literary (50)
HISTORY / Africa / East. (1)
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Black Studies (Global) (1)
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies. (1)
Historical fiction. (892)
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