This is the story of the life of Abudu Olwit, and of Teboke, the village where he is born and raised. In Teboke, two Indians build a cotton ginnery, and recruit workers from Sudan and the Congo to operate the ginnery, employing a white boss to discipline the immigrants. Abudu returns to the village and all its problems, resolving to engage in politics. But he discovers that politics in inseparable from violence.
Julius Ocwinyo (born 1961) is a Ugandan editor, poet and novelist. His novels include Fate of the Banished, The Unfulfilled Dream (2002)and Footprints of the Outsider. His work has appeared in several news papers including The New York Times.