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Kossoh Town Boy School edition - Robert Wellesley Cole

Kossoh Town Boy School edition

Paperback Published: 3rd March 1960
ISBN: 9780521046862
Number Of Pages: 192

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Originally published in 1960, Kossoh Town Boy is the boyhood story of an African surgeon. The first African to be elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and a key figure in the independence movement of his country, he looks back on the days of his childhood in Freetown, Sierra Leone. It is a delightful story, told simply, frankly and with humour. We see step by step how 'that boy, with his rough edges, his foibles and nuances, his grimaces and gaucheries', was gradually moulded by his parents and teachers, until he developed qualities of leadership.

List of illustrations
Cocoon in the sun
Birth of a people
A son is born
My early infancy
Our home
Mother's care
Family life
My pal Jabez
Kossoh town folk
Preparing for school
First year at school
Rehabilitation at home
The war year
Weden discovered
Sunrise on Mount Aureol
Last year at model school
Prince of Wales School
C. M. S. Grammar School
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ISBN: 9780521046862
ISBN-10: 0521046866
Audience: Primary / High School
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 3rd March 1960
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.32 x 12.7  x 1.12
Weight (kg): 0.21