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Back to Africa

A non fiction book by

Ferdinand Dennis' travels around West Africa for his BBC Radio 4 series "Journey Round My People", visiting Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra, Leone, Cameroon, Liberia, Guinea and Ghana, are the subject of this book. The author evokes the atmosphere, people and way of life in these countries and reports on their current political and economic state against a historical background, mostly colonial. Recounting incidents and encounters en route, he reflects on his West Indian roots and the tension caused by being black in black countries.


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Hardback Editions

December 1994 : UK Hardback

Title: Back to Africa
Author(s): Ferdinand Dennis
ISBN: 0-340-53819-8 / 978-0-340-53819-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
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Paperback Editions

October 1992 : UK Paperback

Title: Back to Africa: A Journey (Sceptre original)
Author(s): Ferdinand Dennis
ISBN: 0-340-57962-5 / 978-0-340-57962-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
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