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Why the Elephant Has No Butt

Stories Mother Turkey Told Her Children : Adapted from the Africana-Igbo Original


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Why the Elephant Has No Butt by Osonye Tess Onwueme

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Recreates and globalizes an Igbo folktale about the animals' struggle for survival and triumph in a world where the weak and poor tortoises must strive to alter their powerless condition by confronting the oppressive forces of the rich and powerful elephants, who constantly push them to the edge of power and insecurity.
Release date NZ
January 1st, 1994
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
African Books Collective
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