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I Get on the Bus

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The tale of a young African-American man's desultory quest for his own identity while living amidst the mysteries of modern-day Senegal. Battling a malarial fever, Evan Norris is taken in by the family of a powerful Marabou and finds himself absorbed in a world that is both ancient and modern.
Paperback, 304 pages
Published February 1st 1992 by Little Brown and Company (first published 1990)
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J.I.
Dec 14, 2009 added it
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An African-American slacker, who's best friends are white hippies and whose black psychologist girlfriend feels that black people and white people can never understand each other, joins the peace corps and goes to Senegal. While there, he comes down with Malaria and has a psychedelic trip through the country, dealing with modern and antique, medicine and magic, the real and the unreal.

Partly this book is about how American's view third world countries, partly this book is about the new American
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