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An African Name M. Bettencourt Dias

An African Name

M. Bettencourt Dias

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ISBN : 9780897168670
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301 pages
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The unique autobiography of a young boy, now 78, born to pioneer teachers in Mozambique. The first young man in Mozambique to earn a scholarship in mining, Manuel spills the story of his life in South Africa and Mozambique during the somewhatMoreThe unique autobiography of a young boy, now 78, born to pioneer teachers in Mozambique. The first young man in Mozambique to earn a scholarship in mining, Manuel spills the story of his life in South Africa and Mozambique during the somewhat volatile 1930s and 1940s. From prospecting for gold to earning his degree, Manuel gives a first-person account of the time during which a typical colony of a European power developed into a modern country, thus earning An African Name.