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The Hero with an African Face

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The Hero with an African Face by Clyde W. Ford
Jan 04, 2000 | ISBN 9780553378689
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    Jan 04, 2000 | ISBN 9780553378689

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"This fascinating exploration of African stories and myths…tells us who we are as human beings–all of us."
–Cornel West, author of Race Matters

"This wonderful and sustaining work illuminates the power and importance of ancient African myth…. Scholarship and masterful storytelling combine…fascinating."

"A master storyteller….Clyde Ford picks up where Joseph Campbell left off."
–Jonathan Young, Ph.D., founding curator, Joseph Campbell Archives and Library

"This is a breakthrough book on the mythic imagination of Africa."
Atlanta Daily World

"An important first look at the universal themes of some of the principal African myths…excellent and much-welcomed."
Seattle Times

"An excellent introduction to African mythology….Brings insights into the myths themselves and encourages further reading."
The Bloomsbury Review

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