Black Gold of the Sun : Searching for Home in England and Africa Paperback
by Ekow Eshun
'Where are you from?' 'No, where are you really from?' These questions, which he has been asked since boyhood, drive Ekow Eshun to travel through Ghana in search of his roots, and lead him on an exploration of history and belonging, from slavery in Africa and the West to the present day and what it means to be black.
In search of answers, Ekow unearths yet more questions, some shocking contradictions and some long-forgotten truths about his family past.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 240 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 29/06/2006
- Category: Black & Asian studies
- ISBN: 9780141010960