The African (Hardcover)
David R. Godine Publisher, 9781567924602, 128pp.
Publication Date: April 30, 2013
While primarily a memoir of the author's boyhood, The African is also Le Cl zio's attempt to pay a belated homage to the man he met for the first time in Africa at age eight and was never quite able to love or accept. His reflections on the nature of his relationship to his father become a chapeau bas to the adventurous military