The Mzungu Boy
The Mzungu Boy is a work of fiction that takes place in Kenya, Africa, in the early 1950s. At that time the country, a British colony, was faced with an uprising that became known as the Mau Mau Rebellion. Much of Kenya, including the best farmland, was in the hands of European settlers. At best, native Kenyans were allowed to work on the land as tenant farmers, under exploitative and demeaning co...
Paperback: 140 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 2 edition (July 4, 2017)
Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.3 x 8 inches
Amazon Rank: 7586003
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“Meja Mwangi's The Mzungu Boy (The White Boy) is a very good read for a pre-teen, especially for a boy. Maybe about ages 10 to 13 or 14. It's full of adventures and quiet pleasures of two boys of that age - Kariuki (who I assume is Kikuyu or possibly ...”
ditions. The rebels wanted the white settlers to leave the country so native Africans could have their independence. As the uprising gained momentum, British rulers declared a state of emergency. Troops set out to arrest Mau Mau leaders, and rebel groups took to hiding in the forests.