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The Hundred Wells of Salaga

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The Hundred Wells of Salaga

Based on true events, a story of courage, forgiveness, love and freedom in precolonial Ghana, told through the eyes of two women born to vastly different fates.

Aminah lives an idyllic life until she is brutally separated from her home and forced on a journey that transforms her from a daydreamer into a resilient woman. Wurche, the willful daughter of a chief, is desperate to play an important role in her father's court. These two women's lives converge as infighting among Wurche's people threatens the region, during the height of the slave trade at the end of the nineteenth century.

Through the experiences of Aminah and Wurche, THE HUNDRED WELLS OF SALAGA offers a remarkable view of slavery and how the scramble for Africa affected the lives of everyday people.

The Hundred Wells of Salaga
by Ayesha Harruna Attah

  • Publication Date: February 5, 2019
  • Genres: Fiction, Historical Fiction
  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Other Press
  • ISBN-10: 1590519957
  • ISBN-13: 9781590519950