Facing the lion growing up Maasai on the African savanna by Joseph Lekuton

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Published by Hampton-Brown in Carmel, Calif .

Written in English

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  • Lekuton, Joseph -- Juvenile literature,
  • Maasai (African people) -- Kenya -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Maasai (African people) -- Kenya -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature

About the Edition

A member of the Masai people describes his life as he grew up in a northern Kenya village, travelled to America to attend college, and became an elementary school teacher in Virginia.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton with Herman Viola.
GenreJuvenile literature, Biography
SeriesThe exchange, Exchange (Hampton-Brown)
ContributionsViola, Herman J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT433.545.M33 L45 2003b
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p., [4] col. leaves of plates :
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23713558M
ISBN 100736231331
ISBN 109780736231336
LC Control Number2009278332

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