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Title: “They Sold My Sister” (1989)
Author: Leteipa Ole Sunkuli
Genre: Short story
Leteipa Ole Sunkuli is a Kenyan writer and editor. He is best known for the book Dictionary of Oral Literature.
"They Sold My Sister" was published in the anthology Looking for a Rain God and Other Short Stories from Africa.
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