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Keïta, Idrissa
Djemas Traum vom grossen Auftritt
A childhood in Mali
Translated from French by Claudia Stein
Reihe Baobab by Atlantis Verlag 2001
192 pages
ISBN 978-3-7152-0452-9
Out of print
Ages 10 and up

Djema's family must move to the capital because his father has lost his job. Together with his new friends, Djema discovers the big city, watches the famous wrestlers, is enchanted by young street musicians, plays football, and learns where to steal mangoes. During his vacation, Djema returns to his village to visit his uncle. There, several tests are waiting for him.


Original: © 2001 by Atlantis/Orell Füssli Verlag AG, Zürich.