The Writers Project of Ghana: Trevor Getz reading

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The Writers Project of Ghana: Trevor Getz reading

Meet and hear Trevor Getz, author of graphic novel, Abina and the Important Men.

The Writers Project of Ghana have organised a book reading by author Trevor Getz.

Getz is the author of the graphic novel, Abina and the Important Men, a book based on an 1876 court transcript of a wrongfully enslaved West African woman, Abina Mansah. Abina escaped to British-controlled territory and then took her former master to court. The main scenes of the story take place in the courtroom, where Abina strives to convince a series of "important men" — a British judge, two Euro-African attorneys, a wealthy African country "gentleman", and a jury of local leaders — that her rights matter.

Writers and book lovers are invited to join and meet the author. 


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