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Clyde W. Ford

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Clyde W. Ford is a doctor of chiropractic medicine, a leader in somatic psychology, and a scholar who has taught Swahili at Columbia University and African American history at Western Washington University. He has also traveled widely in Africa. He is the author of three previous books: Where Healing Waters Meet: Touching Mind and Emotion Through the Body; Compassionate Touch: The Body's Role in Healing and Recovery; and We Can All Get Along: 50 Steps You Can Take to Help End Racism. He currently lives in Bellingham, Washington.

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The Hero with an African Face
Mythic Wisdom of Traditional Africa
Written by Clyde W. Ford


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: January 4, 2000
Price: $17.00

Drawing on extensive research and his own wide travels in Africa, Clyde Ford vividly retells ancient African myths and brings to light their universal meanings. From great creation myths to tales revealing the intimacy of humans and animal spirits, Ford shows numerous parallels between African spiritual symbols and those of other... Read more >
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