Djoleto, Amu
Obodai und seine Freunde
A novel from Ghana
Translated from English by Christine Holliger
Nagel & Kimche, Zürich, 1994
168 pages
out of print
ages 12 and up

 

Obodai's biggest wish is to learn a profession and stand on his own two feet. He doesn't want to become a fisherman like his father. One day two of his friends seduce him with a handcart, promising him an independent life. After school, Obodai sets to work.

 

Original: »Obodai Sai« © 1989 by Heinemann International/Pearson Education