The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born (African Writers Series) by Ayi Kwei Armah (Author)
Paperback, 184 pages
Pearson, October 23, 1989
A railway freight clerk in Ghana attempts to hold out against the pressures that impel him toward corruption in both his family and his country.
‘…his central story of an upright man resisting the temptations of easy bribes and easy satisfactions and winning for his honesty nothing but scorn even from those he loves, is most vividly conveyed.’ The Times Literary Supplement