Ramseyer’s Ghost

TitleRamseyer’s Ghost
Year for Search2011
AuthorsHerbstein, Manu(b. 1939)
Pagination222 pp.
Date Published2011
PublisherAuthor
Place PublishedNp
ISBN Number978-9988-2-4316-6
KeywordsGhanaian author, Male author, South African author
Annotation

The novel is set in after the Third World War, which ended in a stalemate with the world now split between two powers, and the U.S. sends secret missions to Africa to find needed resources. One mission to Ghana goes missing, and an African American marine is sent to find it and arrange for its rescue. Ghana no longer has a functioning central government, and tribes have developed their own systems, including, where the protagonist lands, a local democracy. 

Info Notes

Glossary on [217-22]

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

The author (b. 1939) was born and raised in South Africa, lives in Ghana, and he is a citizen of both countries

Full Text

2011 Herbstein, Manu (b. 1939). Ramseyer’s Ghost. Np. Author 222 pp. with a Glossary on [217-22]. PSt 

The novel is set in after the Third World War, which ended in a stalemate with the world now split between two powers, and the U.S. sends secret missions to Africa to find needed resources. One mission to Ghana goes missing, and an African American marine is sent to find it and arrange for its rescue. Ghana no longer has a functioning central government, and tribes have developed their own systems, including, where the protagonist lands, a local democracy. The author was born and raised in South Africa, lives in Ghana, and he is a citizen of both countries.