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One Day I Will Write About This Place

Narrated by: Ivanno Jeremiah
Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
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Binyavanga Wainaina tumbled through his middle-class Kenyan childhood out of kilter with the world around him. Here he takes us through his chaotic school days, his attempt to study in South Africa, a moving family reunion in Uganda, and his travels around Kenya. The landscape in front of him always claims his main attention, but he also evokes the shifting political scene that unsettles his views on family, tribe, and nationhood.

©2011 Binyavanga Wainaina (P)2012 W F Howes Ltd

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Beautiful imagery and mastery of prose. Disappointing though that he barely touched on the LGBT plight in Kenya. The way in which Benga as a genre represents how Kenya has already and can keep coming together beyond tribal allegiances needed more attention I feel. Keep writing Binyavanga...keep writing!