Fanon

Narrated by: Dion Graham
Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
3.7 out of 5 stars (12 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Frantz Fanon (1925 - 1961) fought to free Algeria from French rule and rallied against the oppressive grip of colonialism.

In this fictionalized view of the revolutionary's life, an African-American writer travels the world to do research for a biography of Fanon. In a tale that is part love story, mystery, and biography, Fanon examines how a political radical's views apply in a post-9/11 world.

©2008 John Edgar Wideman (P)2008 Recorded Books, LLC

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Strange book

I had difficulty following the narrative of this book. There are long passages that are moving and powerfully constructed but I wonder about the head that comes in the mail and how the various parts are intended to fit together.