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Umana in Son Of The Soil And Other Stories

By Ifeoma Gerty Ndiolo
23 February 2022   |   1:33 am
The BOOK, Son Of The Soil And Other Stories is a rich book with very colourful stories. Written by Uwem Ubot Umana, it featured Pearl Umana.

The BOOK, Son Of The Soil And Other Stories is a rich book with very colourful stories. Written by Uwem Ubot Umana, it featured Pearl Umana.

The stories in this book are embellished with intriguing characters like Maoum, the troubled youth, Mr. Clive, the accomplished and disciplined man, Mermanie, the unapologetic nudist, Dambuzza, the man with two wives who has found an effective way to manage two homes and Zaher, the strong-willed, disabled but happy man. The morals of the stories are so easy to relate with and are embellished with settings of a rich African culture and that of the Middle-East.

Enriched with powerful imageries, the writer’s vocation as a teacher for over twenty years runs through the stories, paying adequate tribute to the patience and understanding that goes with coaching and mentoring.

Umana writes from a rich experience of teaching in various cultures and encountering students with diverse behavioral patterns

There’s a lot to learn from the stories in this book, which are as instructive as they are entertaining. The touch of suspense and mystery leaves you yearning for more. You learn about love, temptation, discipline and loyalty as you navigate Umana’s story about Anita and Amir, while the story about the missing Pearl throws in a sense of adventure that sums up a very interesting and entertaining book.
• Ifeoma Gerty Ndiolo – author, poet, Life Coach & Public Relations Consultant, North Carolina, USA.