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Ekow Eshun
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Ekow Eshun is a former editor of the British men's magazine Arena and is now artistic director of the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, where he lives. This is his first book.

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Black Gold of the Sun
Searching for Home in Africa and Beyond
Written by Ekow Eshun


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 10, 2007
Price: $13.95

At the age of thirty-three, Ekow Eshun—born in London to African-born parents—travels to Ghana in search of his roots. He goes from Accra, Ghana’s cosmopolitan capital city, to the storied slave forts of Elmina, and on to the historic warrior kingdom of Asante. During his journey, Eshun uncovers a long-held secret... Read more >
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Black Gold of the Sun
Searching for Home in Africa and Beyond
Written by Ekow Eshun


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

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