The Strong Brown God: The Story of The Niger River

Author: Gramont, Sanche de.; Publisher: Houghton


Cultures clash and blend along the river Niger in a vivid narrative of exploration, exploitation, and survival.




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Notable Books for Adults

Since 1944, the goal of the Notable Books Council has been to make available to the nation’s readers a list of 25 very good, very readable, and at times very important fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books for the adult reader. Please visit for the most current lists and information.

1976 - Selection(s)