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ISBN: 978-1499305227

Proverbs from Liberia

by: D. Othniel Forte

Proverbs are a huge part of our oral tradition. In fact, whole sections of our traditional history are understood and transmitted through this method. Unfortunately, it is underappreciated like many other aspects of Liberian literature, culture or history. Our elders are known for dispensing their wisdom in these wise sayings. They believe that the young should take some responsibility in searching to find answers to life. This personal journey only served to make a person better fit for life and its challenges. This book is a must-have for those wishing to connect to their ancestry. As for the lover of wise sayings, it is an adventure for a treasure chest. Most importantly, it is suitable for readers of all ages.

Meet the Author
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The author is an Educator and International Speaker. He holds an Masters in Public Administration from the University of the Philippines Diliman. His other specializations cut across several academic disciplines in the Social Sciences. Apart from academic work, he has a passion for writing which leads him on a fascinating journey. He has written many short stories and poems. He has intense interest in Literature and History, specially Liberian Folklore and History. He is an active social commentator. He runs several social blogs. He is the head of the recently established Liberian Think Tank- Think Liberia. They are currently undertaking a project to create the largest free online Liberian database. Currently, he is resides in Asia, with his family.

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About This Book
Overview

Proverbs are a huge part of our oral tradition. In fact, whole sections of our traditional history are understood and transmitted through this method. Unfortunately, it is underappreciated like many other aspects of Liberian literature, culture or history. Our elders are known for dispensing their wisdom in these wise sayings. They believe that the young should take some responsibility in searching to find answers to life. This personal journey only served to make a person better fit for life and its challenges. This book is a must-have for those wishing to connect to their ancestry. As for the lover of wise sayings, it is an adventure for a treasure chest. Most importantly, it is suitable for readers of all ages.

Details

ISBN: 978-1499305227
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing
Publish Date: 2014
Page Count: 92

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