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The distant talking drum

poems from Nigeria

by Isaac Olaleye

  • 164 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Wordsong, Distributed by St. Martin"s Press in Honesdale, Pa, [New York] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Children"s poetry, Nigerian (English),
    • Nigerian poetry (English),
    • Nigeria -- Juvenile poetry,
    • Nigeria -- Poetry

    • About the Edition

      Poems describe life and customs in a Nigerian village.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Isaac Olaleye ; paintings by Frané Lessac.
      ContributionsLessac, Frané, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9387.9.O435 D57 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1122815M
      ISBN 101563970953
      LC Control Number94060260
      OCLC/WorldCa31891011

        Louis L’Amour has been best known for his ability to capture the spirit and drama of the authentic American West. Now he guides his readers to an even more distant frontier—the enthralling lands of the twelfth century. &#; Warrior, lover, and scholar, Kerbouchard is a daring seeker of knowledge and fortune bound on a journey of enormous challenge, danger, and Author: Louis L'amour.   Drum rhythms are also a type of code. During the slave trades, drums were banned because the slaves were communicating to each other over long distances using a code their owners couldn’t understand. Drums mimic the tone of human speech; The “talking drum” is an hourglass shaped drum from West Africa (pictured above).


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