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By Terese Svoboda

ISBN-10: 0912678631

ISBN-13: 9780912678634

The Nuer are a farm animals herding those that reside alongside the Nile. even supposing just a part million in inhabitants, they have been made global well-known by way of anthropologist E. Evans Pritchard's vintage "The Nuer." track is the paintings shape so much fitted to their harsh weather and semi-nomadic existence. Cleaned the Crocodile's Teeth was translated by means of Terese Svoboda, who accumulated and transcribed them within the Sudan by using a PEN/Columbia Fellowship. The nationwide Endowment for the arts supplied help for the finishing touch of the venture. despite the fact that, wiped clean the Crocodile's tooth is greater than simply the interpretation of those songs. Its linking narrative, which chronicles Svoboda's stories and locations the songs of their right contexts, takes us alongside at the translator's occasionally tough trip and offers us an excellent deeper glimpse into the customarily challenging, yet by no means hopeless lives of the Nuer. 

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