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The Dark Child (1954)
The Autobiography of an African Boy
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Published Reviews
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    From the Heart of Africa (Review)
    The Dark Child, by Camara Laye
    1. The Dark Child by Camara Laye
    Commonweal, December 24, 1954, p. 340
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    An African Autobiography (Review)
    The Dark Child, by Camara Laye
    1. The Dark Child by Camara Laye
    The Nation, January 1, 1955, pp. 16-17
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    A Feinbergian Madness (3 Reviews)
    The Dark Child, by Camara Laye
    1. The Dark Child by Camara Laye
    2. Nomads of the Long Bow by Allan R. Holmberg
    3. Keep the River on Your Right by Tobias Schneebaum
    The North American Review (New), Winter 1969, pp. 67-68
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (8 Reviews)
    Reader's Choice
    1. The Woman Within by Ellen Glasgow
    2. Sunset and Evening Star by Sean O'Casey
    3. The Autobiography of G. K. Chesterton by G.K. Chesterton
    4. The Dark Child by Camara Laye
    5. A Foreign Economic Policy for the United States by Clarence B. Randall
    6. Masters of Modern Art by Alfred H. Barr, Jr.
    7. Art Treasures of the Prado Museum
    8. Egypt: Paintings from Tombs and Temples by K.S. Diradour and Jacques Vandier
    The Atlantic Monthly, January 1955, pp. 82-87
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    Briefly Noted (12 Reviews)
    1. The Story of Man by Carleton S. Coon
    2. The Dark Child by Camara Laye
    3. From Pampas to Hedgerows and Downs by Richard E. Haymaker
    4. The Violators by Israel Beckhardt and Wenzell Brown
    5. A King's Heritage by King Peter II of Yugoslavia
    6. Journey Without Return by Raymond Maufrais
    7. Samuel Barber by Nathan Broder
    8. American Painting: The Light of Distant Skies, 1760-1835 by James Thomas Flexner
    9. Treasures of the Great National Galleries by Hans Tietze
    10. Piero Della Francesca or, The Ineloquent in Art by Bernard Berenson
    11. The Arch of Constantine, or the Decline of Form by Bernard Berenson
    12. American Science and Invention: A Pictorial History by Mitchell A. Wilson
    The New Yorker, November 13, 1954, pp. 219-226