An author from Guinea
writing in French
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Sirah Baldé de Labé was born in Guinea, in the Peuhl kingdom of Fouta-Djalon. She is a former pupil of the Teachers' Training College in Rufisque. She has been a school teacher for several years, "a pioneer in being the first woman to teach French in the former peuhl kingdom of Fouta-Djalloo, then a protectorate of France", she has said.
D'un Fouta-Djalloo à l'autre [From one Fouta-Djalloo to another] Paris: La Pensée Universelle, 1985. Roman.
The village where Gnalé lives is invaded by a foreign army and Mody Tandé, an intrepid soldier from Missidé, abducts this young woman and takes her back to his home to make her his wife. Many years later one of Gnalé's sons leaves his village for the town where he continues his studies...
The University of Western Australia/French
Created: 25 December 1995
Modified: 5 April 2010