WHY GOATS SMELL BAD and Other Stories from Benin. Translated and Retold by Raouf Mama. Illustrated by Imna Arroyo.
Edition: First printing
North Haven, CT: Linnet Books, 1998. Octavo, black cloth. (xx), 138 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket, and INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. With promotional sheet laid in giving a capsule author biography. "Twenty tales from the Republic of Benin give a first-hand look at the life beliefs of the Fon, a West African people. As the former Kingdom of Dahomey, Benin was a jumping-off point for the slave trade of the seventeenth century. Remnants of its culture, therefore, are today the heritage of man y black people in the United States, Brazil, Haiti, Cuba, and other Caribbean countries." - jacket.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover