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In this remarkable book, Clyde Ford restores to us the lost treasure of African mythology, bringing to life the ancient tales and showing why they matter so much to us today.African myths convey the perennial wisdom of humanity: the creation of the world, the hero's journey, our relationship with nature, death, and resurrection.  From the Ashanti comes the moving account of the grief-stricken Kwasi Benefo's journey to the underworld to seek his beloved wives.  From Uganda we learn of the legendary Kintu, who won the love of a goddess and created a nation from a handful of isolated clans.  The Congo's epic hero Mwindo is the sacred warrior who shows us the path each person must travel to discover his true destiny.These and other important African myths show us the history of African Americans in a new light--as a hero's journey, a courageous passage to a hard-won victory.  The Hero with an African Face enriches us all by restoring this vital tradition to the world.

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✓ ISBN-13: 9780553378689
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Verda Harvey
What an extraordinary book! The author's storytelling prowess was evident in every line. The story unfolded with a perfect blend of suspense, mystery, and heartwarming moments. The characters' growth throughout the narrative was beautifully crafted, and I couldn't help but feel emotionally invested in their struggles and triumphs. A profound, thought-provoking read that left me craving more.
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Violet Guzman
This book was an absolute gem! The author's writing style was poetic and evocative, creating a world that came alive in my imagination. The complex characters were relatable and flawed, making their journey all the more compelling. I experienced a whirlwind of emotions, from laughter to tears, as I followed their adventures. Truly a book that touched my heart.
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Violet Ryan
This book exceeded all my expectations. The world-building was rich and immersive, and the characters felt like real people with their strengths and vulnerabilities. The author's ability to evoke emotions through their words is commendable. I was swept away by the tale of bravery and resilience, and it will stay with me for a long time.

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