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  • Author:
    Harold Courlander
  • ISBN:
    0517558076
  • ISBN13:
    978-0517558072
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  • Publisher:
    Random House Value Publishing; 1st edition (October 9, 1985)
  • Pages:
    210 pages
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Harold Courlander (September 18, 1908 – March 15, 1996) was an American novelist, folklorist, and anthropologist and an expert in the study of Haitian life

Harold Courlander (September 18, 1908 – March 15, 1996) was an American novelist, folklorist, and anthropologist and an expert in the study of Haitian life. The author of 35 books and plays and numerous scholarly articles, Courlander specialized in the study of African, Caribbean, Afro-American, and Native American cultures. He took a special interest in oral literature, cults, and Afro-American cultural connections with Africa.

FREE shipping on qualifying offers. The Master of the Forge tells the tale of Numukeba, a blacksmith from the village of Naradugu, who abandons his forge to seek honor and nobility as a soldier of fortune. Numukeba arms himself with the weapons of his forge and talismans of magical power and sets out on an eleven-year journey through the land.

Novelist and student of African oral literature Courlander tells the tale of Numukeba, a blacksmith who abandons his forge to seek honor and nobility as a soldier of fortune. Numukeba arms himself with the weapons of his forge and talismans of magical power and sets out on an 11-year journey through the land as he struggles to prove that an individual's destiny is not a se Novelist and student of African oral literature Courlander tells the tale of Numukeba, a blacksmith who abandons his forge to seek honor and nobility.

by Harold Courlander.

The Master of the Forge tells the tale of Numukeba, a blacksmith from the village of Naradugu, who abandons his forge to seek honor and nobility as a soldier of fortune.

Harold Courlander (Courlander, Harold). used books, rare books and new books. Master of the Forge (A West African Odyssey): ISBN 9780517558072 (978-0-517-55807-2) Hardcover, Random House Value Publishing, 1985. Piece of Fire and Other Haitian Tales. Find all books by 'Harold Courlander' and compare prices Find signed collectible books by 'Harold Courlander'. African, The. by Harold Courlander. ISBN 9780553112016 (978-0-553-11201-6) Softcover, Bantam Books, 1977. Find signed collectible books: 'African, The'.

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Numukeba arms himself with the weapons of his forge and talismans of magical power and sets out on an eleven-year .

Numukeba arms himself with the weapons of his forge and talismans of magical power and sets out on an eleven-year journey through the land. Throughout his travels he is harassed by the sorcerer Etchuba, the personification of chance, against whom Numukeba struggles to prove that man's destiny is not a series of accidents, but is written in steel as unbending as the weapons born in his forge.

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Numukeba, a blacksmith from the Niger River kingdom of Joliba, readies himself to become a warrior-hero and struggles to uncover the meaning of fate, honor, and nobility in this mythical tale of African magic