Little Boys Come from the Stars
by Emmanuel Boundzéki Dongala
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Matapari, a bright, mischievous Congolese boy, comes of age amid the turbulence, violence, and political upheaval of postcolonial Congo, in a family in which his uncle is a stooge for the country dictator and his father is a scholarly recluse obsessed with his work. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.