WAMBU, JOURNEY TO MANHOOD, PIET PRINS- Paperback

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Author: PIET PRINS

Pages: 181

Publisher: Paideia Press

Publish Date: 1981

Edition: Unknown

Condition: New.

Binding: Paperback

Markings: N/A.

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Wambu, Journey to Manhood

Saved by Hassewiets and nursed back to health at the mission, Wambu learns more about Jesus.
But the mystery and magic of the old witchcraft die hard in the boy’s heart. Wambu feels caught between the compassion of the new religion and the tyranny of the old. In the meantime, a language barrier keeps him from explaining about the captives back in Kitoe.
Playin on Wambu’s lingering superstition and fear, some distant relative cannibals try to force Wambu to guide an attack on the mission. Just in time he escapes to help frustrate the assault. At least he can ask for help for the captive children.
A small but well-armed police squad makes a lighting dash to Kitoe, with Wambuas guide…