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The old man and the medal

Author: 
Oyono
Place: 
London
Publisher: 
Heinemann
Date published: 
1969
Phys descriptions: 
167p
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Series: 
African writers
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ISBN: 
0435900390
Call No: 
82-3 OYO
Abstract: 

The Old Man and the Medal satirizes colonialism through the eyes of a God-fearing and loyal old villager who completely reverses his opinion of the white man on the same day that he is to receive a medal for his "service" (sacrifices of his sons and land) to France.

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CITATION: Oyono. The old man and the medal . London : Heinemann , 1969. - Available at: http://library.africa-union.org/old-man-and-medal-3

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