Objects & Places from The Flame Trees of Thika: Memories of an African Childhood

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Object Descriptions

Thika - This was the location of the family's five hundred acre farm.

Blue Posts - The way station was where the family stopped on the way to their new farm.

Chania River - The body of water near the Blue Posts.

Toto - This African word means child.

Bad Hat - This was the nickname given to the author's father by the natives.

Kavirondo - These natives were reputed to eat the meat of human corpses.

Saifu - These insects invaded in torrents and were kept out of the huts by ashes.

Londiani - This was where a settler left to join the military and abandon a young child.

Nairobi - This was where the family goes for supplies.

Europe - This was where the author's family was from.

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