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The Resource Cruel city : a novel, Mongo Beti ; translated by Pim Higginson

Cruel city : a novel, Mongo Beti ; translated by Pim Higginson

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Cruel city : a novel
Title
Cruel city
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Mongo Beti ; translated by Pim Higginson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Under the pseudonym Eza Boto, Mongo Beti wrote Ville cruelle (Cruel City) in 1954 before he came to the world's attention with the publication of Le pauvre Christ de Bomba (The Poor Christ of Bomba). Cruel City tells the story of a young man's attempt to cope with capitalism and the rapid urbanization of his country. Banda, the protagonist, sets off to sell the year's cocoa harvest to earn the bride price for the woman he has chosen to wed. Due to a series of misfortunes, Banda loses both his crop and his bride to be. Making his way to the city, Banda is witness to a changing Africa, and as
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Cataloging source
E7B
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Global African voices
Cruel city : a novel, Mongo Beti ; translated by Pim Higginson
Label
Cruel city : a novel, Mongo Beti ; translated by Pim Higginson
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt16gzmf9
Publication
Note
Previous French edition: Nouvelle édition. Paris : "Présence africaine," 1971
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; ROMANCING AFRICA; CRUEL CITY; ONE; TWO; THREE; FOUR; FIVE; SIX; SEVEN; EIGHT; NINE; TEN; ELEVEN; TWELEVE; THIRTEEN; EPILOGUE
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Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 167 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253008305
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote

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