MICHEL THE GIANT AN AFRICAN IN GREENLAND-TETE MICH

Author : Tete-Michel Kpomassie

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Main Material: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

ISBN: 9780241554531

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Published: 3 Feb 2022

Size: 129 x 197 x 25 (mm)

Weight: 244g

Language: English

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The gripping true story of one man's ten year expedition from a village in West Africa to the Arctic CircleWITH A NEW AFTERWORD BY THE AUTHORScorching heat, rich, fertile soil, and treacherous snakes marked the landscape in which Tete-Michel grew up in 1950s Togo, West Africa. When he discovered a book on Greenland as a teen, this distant land became an instant obsession - he was determined to journey to the place these pages had revealed to him and embarked on the adventure of a lifetime. A book of rich and immersive travel writing, Michel the Giant invites the reader to journey alongside an audacious Kpomassie as he makes his way from the equator to the bitter cold of the artic and settles into life with the Inuit peoples, adapting to their foods and customs.

Part memoir, part anthropological observation this captivating narrative teems with nuanced observations on community, belonging and the universality of human experience. This title has been previously published as An African in Greenland

ISBN No : 9780241554531

Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd

Main Material : Paperback / softback

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