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Two Worlds Apart



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Two Worlds Apart by Daniel Manyika
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ABOUT THE BOOK A widow battles to keep her grandson in school. This is in a world where the odds are stacked against her. Running in parallel to this is the story of a single mother who is struggling to keep her son on the straight and narrow. It is an African story, steeped in intrigue and drama that has its twists and turns, revealing the clashes between urban and rural life as Tonderai fights to secure a decent future for himself and his grandmother. "A witty and insightful look at rites of passage. This book will appeal to readers of a wide range of ages and cultures." Professor Helen Goodluck, University of York. "Two Worlds Apart falls into the new genre of diasporan books. Here is a satire of Zimbabwe's life after independence. Chenjerai Hove can die in peace. His work on social criticism has new disciples. A must read!" Professor Kenneth Mufuka, Book of the Century Award Winner, 2002. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Daniel grew up in Zimbabwe where he attended both primary and secondary education after which he took up various temporary teaching jobs ending at a community secondary school in Harare.In 1978, he was awarded a scholarship by the African American Institute to study for a Bachelor's Arts Degree at the University of Sierra Leone. He graduated from that University in 1982 and worked in the Human Resources Management field for more than twelve years after which he was appointed Director of Human Resources by an international oil company based in Harare. There he assumed responsibility for the Human Resources function in five countries in Southern Africa. Daniel held this position for seven years after which he secured an opportunity to work in the U.K. Daniel is contactable at
Release date Australia
July 1st, 2007
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
arima publishing
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