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Bead Bai Paperback – March 5, 2013
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Through the eyes of the protagonist we experience the diversity of thought, language, expression, ritual and tradition as she deals with the challenges, trials and tribulations of life as a woman and as a merchant in East Africa. A must-read, for those who would like to understand the cultural diversity and get a taste of the cultures during a time of large changes to coastal East Africa. Who better to tell the story than an ethnographer, who grew up and experienced these cultures first hand. Get ready to be swept away on a magical journey of forbidden desires and fascinating characters in this spellbinding novel.