Jaramogi Oginga Odinga was an important figure in the Kenya independence struggle.
“Jaramogi Odinga was a teacher, businessman and politician who inspired millions of people to rise up against injustice in both colonial days and independent Kenya.”
This biography is written in the form of letters about Odinga’s life and work from a Luo elder to his grand-daughter.
The author, Ezekiel Alembi, teaches literature at Kenyatta University in Nairobi.
The Lion Books are written by East African academics and journalists and published in Kenya. The Teachers' Guide (640-0017) provides extra material and teaching suggestions for some of the other Lion Books.
|Peppercorn Book Number: 640-0030|
|Publisher: Sasa Sema|
|Series: Lion Books|
|Illustrator: Henry Koske|
|Illustrated: line drawings|
|Place of Publication: Nairobi, Kenya|
|Year of Publication: 2004|
|Reader Level: Advanced 1|
|Size: A5, portrait|