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Emmanuel Dongala

Emmanuel Dongala was a resident from birth of Brazzaville, capital of the Congo Republic (formerly French Congo), until he left the country in 1997 during its civil war. He teaches at Simon's Rock College of Bard and lives in western Massachusetts.

Little Boys Come from the Stars

Emmanuel Dongala; Translated from the French by Joel Rejouis (with Rose-Myriam Rejouis and Val Vinokurov)
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The peculiar and moving story of a Congolese boy's coming-of-age amid the political strife of postcolonial Congo

"It is even said-but I admit that it's difficult to believe,...

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Johnny Mad Dog

Emmanuel Dongala; Translated from the French by Maria Louise Ascher
Picador
Picador

A Los Angeles Times Book Review Favorite Book of the Year

Johnny Mad Dog, age sixteen, is a member of a rebel faction bent on seizing control of war-torn Congo. Laokolé, at the same...

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