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Call Me by My Rightful Name by Isidore Okpewho 1592211917 9781592211913
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Call Me by My Rightful Name by Isidore Okpewho

A young African American falls into periodic spasms and chants a text that nobody understands. His troubled family seeks help. The text, recorded by a psychiatrist and deciphered by linguists, is found to be a corrupted family chant from the Yoruba of Nigeria. The doctor advises a trip to that ethnic region. The spiritual voices that have been summoning Otis finally bring him to the spot where his ancestor was enslaved over a century before. Two years on, armed with a recovered identity and a chastened wisdom, Otis returns to the U.S. to join the 1960s civil rights struggle.

Author: Isidore Okpewho

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 268

Publisher: Africa World Pr

Publication Date: 2004-01-01

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ISBN: 1592211917


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