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De danskampioen en andere verhalen uit Zimbabwe

Petina Gappah (author), Kees Mollema (translator)

De danskampioen en andere verhalen uit Zimbabwe

Verhalen over het alledaagse leven in het hedendaagse Zimbabwe.
Subject
Zimbabwe
Title
De danskampioen en andere verhalen uit Zimbabwe
Author
Petina Gappah
Translator
Kees Mollema
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
An elegy for Easterly
Distributor
Brussel: Luisterpunt, 2009
1 cd
Playing time
06:22
Original publisher
Mouria
Note
Nederlandse stem Stem: Vrouw
CDR
a420951

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About Petina Gappah

Petina Gappah (born 1971) is a Zimbabwean lawyer and writer. She writes in English, though she also draws on Shona, her first language. In 2016, she was named African Literary Person of the Year by Brittle Paper. In 2017 she had a DAAD Artist-in-Residence fellowship in Berlin.

Biography

Early years

Petina Gappah was born in Zambia, in Copperbelt Province. She has said: "My father, like many skilled black workers who could not get jobs in segregated Rhodesia, sought his fortune elsewhere. He and my mother moved to Kitwe, a town on the booming Zambian copper belt." She was brought up in Zimbabwe, where her parents returned when she was nine months old. After the country's Independence her family moved to a formerly white area in what is now Harare, and she was one of the first black pupils in a primary school formerly reserved for white children. She star…Read more on Wikipedia