Objects & Places from The Dark Child

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Object Descriptions

Kouroussa - This is the name of Camara Laye's hometown.

Tindican - This is the town where Laye's mother grew up and where Laye's relatives live.

Conakry - This is the coastal town where Laye attends secondary school.

The Forge - This is where Laye's father works and teaches his apprentices.

Konden Diara - This is the mythical figure whose stories are used to teach the uncircumcised boys to be brave.

Boubou - This object is a brownish-red tunic worn by the young men during the rite of circumcision.

Douga - This is a dance reserved for very special occasions.

Technical School - This is where Laye goes to class in Conakry

Camille Guy - This school is a rival to the school Laye attends.

Kankan - This is a strong Mohammedan town and the holiest of their native places.

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