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Achebe, Chinua.

Summary: First published in 1958, this novel tells the story of Okonkwo, the leader of an Igbo (Ibo) community who is banished for accidentally killing a clansman. The novel covers the seven years of his exile to his return, providing an inside view of the intrusion of white missionaries and colonial government into tribal Igbo society in the 1890s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ACH

Achebe, Chinua.

Summary: A volume of seventeen essays explores various aspects of the author's life, including his childhood in colonial Nigeria, encounters with the African-American diaspora, his family life, and the symbolism of Barack Obama's election.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ACHEBE, CHINUA ACH

Achebe, Chinua.

Summary: A fictional account of African politics that prophesieses social change.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Press/Doubleday 1987

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ACH

Dowden, Richard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Affairs 2009

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