Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Living Memories: Kenya's Untold Stories” as Want to Read:
Living Memories: Kenya's Untold Stories
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Living Memories: Kenya's Untold Stories

by
4.33  ·  Rating details ·  12 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Paperback, 79 pages
Published December 2008 by Story Moja
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Living Memories, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Living Memories

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-25)
Rating details
Sort: Default
|
Filter
Mackel
Jun 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This book is a good start for a curious mind on Kenya's pre and post-independence untold stories. As you read you find yourself transported into the narrator's world and gaining his world....
Wangui
May 26, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This is precisely the kind of project that Kenya (and Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o would argue, Africa) needs to be doing right now- re-membering Kenya,re-membering our pasts in order to understand our present and move on into the future. Al Kags has published some of the interviews he had with elderly Kenyans about life in colonial Kenya- in different parts of the country.

In a narrative form similar to a memoir, each story highlights particular things from the interviews he conducted. This has the down-s
...more
Kay
May 28, 2011 rated it it was amazing
An excellently readable oral history of Kenya, from the end of colonialism until the 1990s. Kags has interviewed both ordinary people and important players, and presents his interviews verbatim with minimal editing and no editorialising. A highly recommended insight into little-known episodes in Kenyan history.
Diana
rated it really liked it
Mar 24, 2013
Worldreader
rated it really liked it
Sep 17, 2013
Florence Onyango
rated it really liked it
Aug 17, 2016
Audrey Choge
rated it it was amazing
Oct 30, 2017
Ombagi Brian
rated it really liked it
Aug 17, 2016
Mary Valentine
rated it it was amazing
Aug 03, 2018
Book Sarge
rated it liked it
Feb 20, 2018
Olivia
rated it really liked it
Jan 02, 2018
Booksarge
rated it really liked it
Jul 13, 2017
Andrew
marked it as to-read
Jul 19, 2013
Kimani
marked it as to-read
Apr 24, 2014
ThatIgboGirl
marked it as to-read
Apr 25, 2016
Pauline
marked it as to-read
Dec 16, 2016
Ronald
marked it as to-read
Jan 21, 2017
Chioma
marked it as to-read
Apr 27, 2017
Imelda Mwendwa
marked it as to-read
Jun 24, 2017
Eric Kinaga
marked it as to-read
Jul 10, 2017
Theophan Musaki
marked it as to-read
Oct 02, 2017
Daniel Muiruri
is currently reading it
Oct 17, 2017
Emma Sogomo
marked it as to-read
Jan 18, 2018
Carola
marked it as to-read
Jul 10, 2018
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »