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Chapter 1

• "The Dark Child" follows a boy's journey from his earliest memories to the day he leaves his native Guinea for Paris.

• Camara's earliest memories revolve around his father's forge.

• Camara remembers seeing a snake and being fascinated with its glittering eyes.
• Camara's father is well known far and wide for his superior skills as a blacksmith.

• Parents send their sons to Camara's father as apprentices, and customers come every day.

• Camara enjoys being in his father's work shop.
• Camara finds a little black snake with a strikingly marked body, which is a special snake and should never be harmed.

• The black snake is Camara's father's and their race's guiding spirit.

• Camara's father attributes all of his good fortune and prestige to the black snake.

• Camara's father tells Camara the story of the black snake because he is the eldest son and fathers should keep no secrets from...

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