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Fragments (African Writers Series)
by Ayi Kwei Armah
About The Book
Fragments deals with the subject of materialism in contemporary Ghana. In it, the main character Baako is a “been to”, meaning that he has been to the United States and received his education there. As a result of this privilege, he is expected to return to his family bearing the monetary gifts which this status yields in Ghana. These material goods are bought with graft and corruption, which impoverishes the country’s infrastructure. The author contrasts the decadence and materialism of those who see Baako as a cash cow with the philosophy of his blind grandmother, Naana, whose concerns are not of this earth.
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