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The food of coastal Africa has long nourished the bodies and fed the spirits of many as it moved along with a people, from its original continent across seas. "Harvest" echoes this original journey as it follows a young girl recalling childhood, and discovering adulthood, all while navigating different spaces and times. Amanya Maloba’s debut collection of contemporary Afri ...more
Paperback, 102 pages
Published July 28th 2014 by Vine Leaves Press
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Ekaterina Botziou
Nov 19, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Evocative and hugely satisfying for someone with an appetite for hauntingly poetic prose. Brilliantly written.
Matthew J. Hall
Jul 17, 2014 rated it really liked it
Time, place, taste and cultural identity are the main themes within these snap-shots. Maloba takes us on a journey through what she recognises as a small world; revealing the diversities and similarities within various countries. One of the interesting aspects of this collection is the focus on being in between cultures; being a visitor and/or being visited.

Place and time are observed through the eyes of our narrator as she reflects on the sights, sounds, smells and tastes produced and experienc
Theresa Milstein
Feb 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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I was lucky enough to read this when the collection was a contender for this Vignette Collection award. Maloba's beautiful writing blew me away. And each piece had something unique to say. When I reread it before publication, I loved it just as much... if not more! ...more
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