From My Mother'S Back

From My Mother'S Back

A Journey From Kenya To Canada

Book - 2018
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In this warm and honest memoir, celebrated academic Njoki Wane shares her journey from her parents' small coffee farm in Kenya, where she helped her mother in the fields as a child, to her current work as a professor at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. Moving smoothly between time and place, Wane uses memories, painful and tender, to show how her early lessons and the support given by her family allowed her to succeed as a woman of colour in the academy, and to later lift up her students facing their own difficult journeys.
Publisher: Canada :, Wolsak and Wynn Publishers Ltd.,, 2018
ISBN: 9781928088738
Branch Call Number: ON ORDER 2018
Characteristics: 175 pages

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