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City Boy Jan Michael

City Boy

Jan Michael

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336 pages
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Set in contemporary Malawi, a poignant account of an orphaned boys transition from city life to village life. Sams widowed mother has died from the Disease, and Sam is claimed by his aunt Mercy, who lives in the small African village where SamsMoreSet in contemporary Malawi, a poignant account of an orphaned boys transition from city life to village life. Sams widowed mother has died from the Disease, and Sam is claimed by his aunt Mercy, who lives in the small African village where Sams mother was born and raised. The gap between Sams life in the city, where he had his own room, attended private school, and used a computer, and his new life in the dirt-floored one-room hut, which he is to share with his aunt and cousins, is vast beyond imagining. Grief, loneliness, and the absence of everything familiar make for a rocky transition to a traditional culture where possessions count for little and everyone is expected to do his or her share.