Download Brave Music of a Distant Drum PDF by Manu Herbstein

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Brave Music of a Distant Drum

In Brave Music of a Distant Drum, a blind old slave woman, Ama, summons her son to come and write down her story so that her granddaughter and her granddaughter s children can one day read it and know their history Ama s son, Kwame Zumbi named Zacharias Williams by the white Christians who raised him considers his mother an old pagan and has little interest in doing m

In Brave Music of a Distant Drum, a blind old slave woman, Ama, summons her son to come and write down her story so that her granddaughter and her granddaughter s children can one day read it and know their history Ama s son, Kwame Zumbi named Zacharias Williams by the white Christians who raised him considers his mother an old pagan and has little interest in doing than is necessary to fulfill his obligation to her How he is changed by the acts of hearing and writing down the details of his mother s story is as powerful and important a story as Ama s The story of an African enslaved in Brazil, Ama s story is violent it includes murder, rape, and betrayal and yet is is also a story of hope, courage, determination and love

Title : Brave Music of a Distant Drum
Author :  Manu Herbstein
Language : English
Isbn : 0889954704
Format : Paperback
Pages : 220 pages

Rating: 4.9

Reviewer: 2086 Reviews