Item 722 - Last train

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ZA COM AutoB-722

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Last train

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  • early 21st Century (created)

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Acquisition method: Gift ; Received from: Akol Meyan Kuol ; Date received: 29/03/2004 ; Received by: Ethel Arends ; Date accepted: 27/06/2007 ; Date documented: 27/06/2007 ; Documented by: Stephanie Nemcsok ; Datebase update: 27/06/2007

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From the back cover of the book:

This is the second collection of poetry from Akol Meyan Kuol. This work was written between 2000-2002.Akol's style has developed to suite the more direct and powerful nature of this new collection. The depth of feeling that he has for his homeland, Sudan, is clear from the passion with which he writes. These poems represent a cry from the heart for peace and freedom for the people of Sudan and the whole of Africa.

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Size: 20.9 cm x 14.9 cm x 0.3 cm
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NMCM ; Reading Room ; AB-K

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Akol Meyan Kuol (author)
Place published: Clacton on Sea, Essex, England, the United Kingdom
Publisher: APEX Publishing Ltd.
ISBN: 1-904444-05-9
collection second, early 21st Century

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A duplicate entry for this item existed as G1681[LIB]. That record has been deleted from the database.

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Inscribed by author.

The book is dedicated to Nelson Mandela, as described on page vii:

DEDICATION

'The Last Train' is dedicated to the former President of
South Africa, Mr. Nelson Mandela.
The committed and honest son of Africa who sacrificed
and devoted his life to the struggle for the freedom
of his people, thus, he spent 27 years in prison.
Lastly, he got rid of the apartheid system and transformed
South Africa into a democratic country where
blacks and whites could live together in harmony.
He gave Africa a good example of a honest leader
who spent only one term in power.
Nelson Mandela is a conscience of Africa

To:
Uncle Nelson Mandela (Madiba)
With best wishes.
Akol Meyan Kuol
(signature)
5 March, 2004
Nairobi, Kenya
akol_mayankuol@yahoo.co.uk

paper, ink, adhesive

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