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From Too Young to Wed: Blossoms of the Savannah is an account of two sisters, Taiyo and Resian, who are not only on the verge of womanhood, but are torn between their personal ambitions and their duty to the Nasila tradition. Their relocation to their rural home heralds a cultural alienation born of their refusal to succumb to Female Genital Mutilation and early marriages. In pursuit of the delicate and elusive social-economic and cultural balance in Nasila, Ole Kaelo, the girls’ father, is ensnared by a corrupt extortionist, Oloisudori Lonkiyaa. To extricate himself, Ole Kaelo sends his daughters into a labyrinth from which they have to struggle to escape. In this narrative, the author captures the reader’s imagination as he traces the girls’ excruciatingly painful steps to victory.
From Too Young to Wed: An epic story spanning cultures, it tells the lives of three generations of women. It traces the story of Akoko in her rich traditional Luo setting, through to the children who live and die in the 20th century.
From Amazon: This powerful, unflinching series documents the challenges of protecting Africa’s most iconic and critically endangered species. Join brave Kenyan rangers as they engage in a daily battle of wits to ensure the safety of the animals they look after.