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Nisa

The Life and Words of a !Kung Woman

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$33.50 • £29.95 • €30.95

ISBN 9780674004320

Publication Date: 11/14/2000

Short

384 pages

18 halftones, 1 line drawing

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This book is the story of the life of Nisa, a member of the !Kung tribe of hunter-gatherers from southern Africa’s Kalahari desert. Told in her own words—earthy, emotional, vivid—to Marjorie Shostak, a Harvard anthropologist who succeeded, with Nisa’s collaboration, in breaking through the immense barriers of language and culture, the story is a fascinating view of a remarkable woman.

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