Quality Beads Don't Jingle is the English translation of Ahene Pa Nkasa. A collection of Akan poems based on the names of Ghanaian Cotton cloth prints.
MICHAEL OFORI-MANKATA was born and educated in Ghana. In the USA he attended Antioch College in Yellow Springs Ohio. Mr. Michael as he is fondly called, a master story teller, is also a retiree of the acclaimed United Nations International School (UNIS), where he taught elementary school and delighted children from all over the world with his stories and folk lore for over 30 years. He now lives between his native Ghana and Newark New Jersey and writes and tells stories in his spare time.