The Stone Breakers: A Classic Novel of Labor Resistance (Paperback)

The Stone Breakers: A Classic Novel of Labor Resistance By Sara Hanaburgh (Translator), Emmanuel Dongala Cover Image

The Stone Breakers: A Classic Novel of Labor Resistance (Paperback)

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THE STONE-BREAKERS, set in an imagined contemporary African country is a gripping novel told from a unique second person point-of-view of the uprising of a group of women stone crushers at a gravel pit, who rise up against their corporate bosses to demand higher wages for their labor--a gruelling process of break rocks down to gravel-size bits to be used as road surfacing for the expansion of the country's airport.

What begins as a village protest escalates to a state-wide rebellion that confronts the corrupt leadership and challenges the status quo set by the government and the mining corporations.

First published in 2010, this classic novel of labor resistance, is published for the first time in the English language, will draw comparisons to the works of Chinua Achebe, Ben Okri and Imbolo Mbue.

Product Details ISBN: 9781639640034
ISBN-10: 1639640037
Publisher: Schaffner Press
Publication Date: September 5th, 2023
Pages: 355
Language: English