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An African Season

An African Season A young man who taught in Tanganyika with the Peace Corps in the early s tells about his experiences during his first year as a secondary teacher An African Season is the story of a young America

  • Title: An African Season
  • Author: Leonard Levitt
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 416
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A young man who taught in Tanganyika with the Peace Corps in the early 1960 s tells about his experiences during his first year as a secondary teacher.An African Season is the story of a young American s experiences teaching in a district school in Tanganyika and traveling in white man s country, Rhodesia and South Africa In a style that is remarkable for its simplicityA young man who taught in Tanganyika with the Peace Corps in the early 1960 s tells about his experiences during his first year as a secondary teacher.An African Season is the story of a young American s experiences teaching in a district school in Tanganyika and traveling in white man s country, Rhodesia and South Africa In a style that is remarkable for its simplicity, warmth and candor, Leonard Levitt makes us see what it was like teach his boys the meaning of a day, a year, a season be hailed as broo brother and offered the potent pombe by the friendly villagers coach Headmaster Twakatulu for his promotion exams devise a scientific explanation for using the always left out small boys on the basketball team visit the home of his star pupil, Fedson, and meet his father and three mothers be grateful beyond words for a hot bath find his students huddled around a small lamp long after curfew, working on their sums hear a teacher say earnestly, about witchcraft, But it s true, broo, it s really true watch the boys eyes light up at the news that each would have his own copy of Gulliver s Travels for two weeks face incredulous stares from Rhodesian whites when they learn what he is doing.An African Season is both a young man s odyssey and a remarkable picture of Africa In the words of Me Twakatulu, it is very, very.

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    About "Leonard Levitt"

    1. Leonard Levitt

      Leonard Levitt was born in 1941 in New York He attended Woodmere Academy and graduated from Dartmouth College in 1963 From there he went into the Peace Corps, serving in Tanganyika now Tanzania He later graduated from the Columbia School of Journalism and has since written for Newsday, the Associated Press, the Detroit News, Time Magazine, and the New York Post.

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    1. Levitt was a Peace Corps volunteer in Tanganyika (now Tanzania) in the early 60s, when the Peace Corps was still new and Communism was still the enemy. He landed in a place where the only white people the villagers had seen were colonialist farmers who couldn't fathom the possibility of Africans being their equals, where he had to rethink everything he knew every so often because he kept having his knowledge recalibrated.He offers up very little about himself: I know from the back flap that he w [...]


    2. An excellent memoir by a young man who taught secondary school in Tanganyika with the Peace Corps in the early 1960's. He gives a true description of the experiences of an American in tribal Africa in those days -- with sensitivity to the people, with joy, and yet expressing the frustrations and difficulties. The author writes rhythmically -- with what I can only call "an African lilt." Beautiful.


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