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Collector Of Treasures
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Collector Of Treasures (Paperback)

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A collection of short stories based on life in a Botswanan village, including the story of a woman who murders the husband who deserted her years before.

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945Fiction & PoetryShort stories Publisher: Pearson Education Limited Publication Date: 21/09/1992 ISBN-13: 9780435909819  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Born in South Africa, Bessie Head, had a traumatic life and she drew heavily upon her experiences for her novels. Her first novel, "When Rain Clouds Gather" grew out of her experience as a refugee, and was followed by "Maru" and "A Question of Power" (1973). In 1977 she published "The Collector of Treasure"s, a book of short stories exploring the position of women in Africa. Bessie Head died in Serowe, Botswana in 1986, aged only 49.

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