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UMamlambo (isiXhosa)
The Fortune Snake Mamlambo
by Bheki Maseko
Price: $7.00
UMamlambo  (isiXhosa)
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An illustrated, intermediate level reader in isiXhosa.  Includes a word list.

"Eli bali lingomsebenzi wasemakhitshini, ogama linguSophie Zikonde, osebenza kwidolophu yaseRhawutini. Kubaliswa ngeenzame awazenzayo ukuzama ukuthembeka kwisinqanda-mathe sakhe.  Nanko uSophie ecela uncedo kumakhohlel' esingeni malunga neengxaki zakhe zothando.  Funda ngebali elimnandi neloyikekayo elithi lilandele emva kokuba uSophie ethethe nomakhohlel' esingeni."

"The story of Sophie, a domestic worker, and how she tries to keep a faithful boyfriend.  Sophie asks a nyanga (traditional doctor) for help in her love life and strange consequences follow."

Also available in English (The Fortune Snake Mamlambo, 600-0008).  A Teachers' Manual in English to accompany this book is also available (600-0012).

Peppercorn Book Number: 600-0859
Publisher: ViVa Books
ISBN: 1-874932-66-2
Illustrated: b&w drawings
Language: isiXhosa
Place of Publication: Johannesburg, South Africa
Year of Publication: 1999
Medium: book
Format: paperback
Size: A5, portrait
Length: 36 pages


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