Faded Flowers

Faded Flowers

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This is a journey through the turbulent history of Uganda: a walk through military coups, rebel insurgency and social violence. Through a narration of the lives of two men the story unfolds: In the first instance it is the story of Robert, who struggles to come to terms with bereavement and poverty. Yet the road of pain, that is his primary experience in life, leads him to a life of fulfillment as a minister in the church. it is also the story of John Ogwang a school dropout who joins the army. He is posted to the military intelligence, where he learns the techniques of manipulation. After the government is overthrown he flees to serve in the brutal rebel army. Later, he takes advantage of an amnesty offered and surrenders to the government. He sets up an operation of organized crime, with a used car dealership as a front. Using the proceeds he sets up the parlour of a normal life - a comfortable existence with the love of his life Sarah. But in his secret life, there is turmoil. As the paths of the two men cross, John finally finds a sense of belonging and peace.The following day inthe afternoon he looked into his rear view mirror. He saw a white Toyota Corolla. Something registered in theback of hismind. He had been seeinga similar car all day long. It wasalways somewhere around him.He wason anbsp;...

Title:Faded Flowers
Author:Timothy Etoori
Publisher:AuthorHouse - 2015-01-19


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