A rehearsed reading and Q&A with Jack Mapanje
In a fictional African country, ordinary farmers are competing to grow and sell tobacco against the big people in the Party and Government. One small farmer, Mtema, appears to be able to run a profitable farm and pay his men well. But when competition escalates, he is imprisoned for embezzling the president's tobacco leaving Mrs Mtema to face an uncertain and dangerous future ...
Celebrated Malawian writer and poet, Jack Mapanje, unveils a rehearsed reading of his first play, The President's Tobacco, for the first time exclusively for Free the Word!
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