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By Nadifa Mohamed

ISBN-10: 1429979798

ISBN-13: 9781429979795

Yemen, 1935. Jama is a "market boy," a half-feral baby scavenging along with his buddies within the dusty streets of an excellent seaport. For Jama, existence is an exciting carnival, not less than while he can fill his stomach. whilst his mother—alternately raging and loving—dies younger, she leaves him simply an amulet filled with 100 rupees. Jama comes to a decision to spend her life's meager mark downs on a look for his never-seen father; the rumors that trip alongside extended family strains record that he's a motive force for the British someplace within the north. So starts off Jama's remarkable trip of greater than one thousand miles north the entire option to Egypt, by means of camel, by way of truck, through teach, yet totally on foot. He slings himself from one perilous urban to a different, fiercely having fun with existence at the highway and hoping on his gigantic extended family community to take care of him and aspect how to his father, who constantly turns out only a day or out of reach.

In his travels, Jama will witness scenes of serious humanity and brutality; he'll be stuck up within the detached, grinding desktop of struggle; he'll crisscross the pink Sea looking for operating papers and a boat. Bursting with existence and a coarse joyfulness, Black Mamba Boy is debut novelist Nadifa Mohamed's bright, relocating party of her family's personal background.

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