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Cattle Killing, the (1996) [Novel]
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In plague-ridden eighteenth-century Philadelphia, a young itinerant black preacher searches for a mysterious, endangered African woman. His struggle to find her and save them both plummets them both into the nightmare of a society violently splitting itself into white and black, black over white. Spiraling outward from its core image of the Xhosa people's ritual destruction of their herd in a vain attempt to resist European domination--the cattle killing--the novel expands its narrator's search for meaning and love into the America, Europe and South Africa of yesterday and today.
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Original title: The Cattle Killing
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHistoricalNorth AmericaNorth America To 1800

Edition #1: Cattle Killing, the

Cattle Killing, the (1996)
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Language: English

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Cattle Killing, the (1996)

ISBN: 0395785901

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