Songs to an African Sunset: A Zimbabwean Story Sekai Nzenza-Shand

ISBN: 9780864424723

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Songs to an African Sunset: A Zimbabwean Story  by  Sekai Nzenza-Shand

Songs to an African Sunset: A Zimbabwean Story by Sekai Nzenza-Shand
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Songs to an African Sunset is the story of a Zimbabwean woman returning to her country after many years of living in the West. Sekai Nzenza-Shand captures the texture of life in an African village: mourning rituals, village courts, polygamy,MoreSongs to an African Sunset is the story of a Zimbabwean woman returning to her country after many years of living in the West. Sekai Nzenza-Shand captures the texture of life in an African village: mourning rituals, village courts, polygamy, traditional beliefs about fertility, ancestral spirits and witchcraft.

Her book also offers a moving account of the impact of AIDS on her family, as well as looking at drought, deforestation and the breakdown of traditional structures. An unforgettable picture of contemporary Zimbabwe seen from the perspective of an African women.About the AuthorSekai Nzenza-Shand was born in Zimbabwe and currently works for an aid organisation in Harare. She has published a novel and several short stories.



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