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Saro-Wiwa, Ken 1941-1995

Overview
Works: 175 works in 636 publications in 10 languages and 9,720 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  War fiction  Short stories  Documentary films  Folklore  Drama  Records and correspondence  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Creator
Classifications: PR9387.9.S27, 823
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Sozaboy : a novel in rotten English by Ken Saro-Wiwa( Book )

53 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the fortunes of a young naive recruit in the Nigerian Civil War: from the first proud days of recruitment to the disillusionment, confusion, and horror that follows. The author's use of 'rotten English'- a mixture of Nigerian pidgin English, broken English and idiomatic English- makes this a unique and powerful novel
A forest of flowers : short stories by Ken Saro-Wiwa( Book )

20 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of nineteen darkly-comic short stories about life in Nigeria, by Ken Saro-Wiwa, an Ogoni rights activist, who was executed in 1995 by the dictator Sani Abacha
The transistor radio by Ken Saro-Wiwa( )

15 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and Slovenian and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about Mr. B adapted from the popular Nigerian television comedy series "Basi and company" by the same author
Lemona's tale by Ken Saro-Wiwa( Book )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For a quarter of a century, Lemona has been held in a Nigerian prison, her crimes reflecting her passion and despair, her silence masking the truth. On the last day of her life she is visited by Ola, whose parents Lemona killed. To this woman Lemona recounts the events of her upbringing in poverty, the kindness of friends who took her in, and the abuse, corruption and betrayal by men which led to her downfall. though she is awaiting execution, Lemona's desire to understand the forces that shaped her life resonates throughout her story, leading Ola towards a new interpretation of her own history. -- Publisher description
Adaku & other stories by Ken Saro-Wiwa( Book )

10 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basi and company : a modern African folktale by Ken Saro-Wiwa( Book )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and French and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Au Nigeria, pays de la pagaille administrative et économique, survivre est un exercice quotidien d'intelligence. Démuni parmi les pauvres mais astucieux parmi les ingénieux, Basi ne se contente pas de subsister. La devise imprimée sur son tee-shirt résume toute sa philosophie de la vie : "Pour être millionnaire, pensez comme un millionnaire!"
Prisoners of Jebs by Ken Saro-Wiwa( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The singing anthill : Ogoni folk tales by Ken Saro-Wiwa( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ogoni folkeeventyr (Nigeria) genfortalt på engelsk
Genocide in Nigeria : the Ogoni tragedy by Ken Saro-Wiwa( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shipload of rice by Ken Saro-Wiwa( )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comrades all by Ken Saro-Wiwa( )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madam no go quench again by Ken Saro-Wiwa( )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bride by return by Ken Saro-Wiwa( )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mattress by Ken Saro-Wiwa( )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a darkling plain : an account of the Nigerian civil war by Ken Saro-Wiwa( Book )

8 editions published in 1989 in English and German and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wheel by Ken Saro-Wiwa( )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pita Dumbrok's prison by Ken Saro-Wiwa( Book )

11 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four farcical plays by Ken Saro-Wiwa( Book )

8 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs in a time of war by Ken Saro-Wiwa( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A month and a day : a detention diary by Ken Saro-Wiwa( Book )

34 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in 9 languages and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiografische notities van de Nigeriaanse schrijver en politiek activist (1941-1995) over zijn strijd voor lotsverbetering van zijn bevolkingsgroep, de Ogoni, en zijn verblijf in Nigeriaanse gevangenissen
 
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Sozaboy : a novel in rotten English
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A forest of flowers : short storiesThe transistor radioLemona's taleBasi and company : a modern African folktaleThe singing anthill : Ogoni folk talesGenocide in Nigeria : the Ogoni tragedyFour farcical playsSongs in a time of warA month and a day : a detention diary
Alternative Names
Beeson Saro-Wiwa, Kenule 1941-1995

Ken Saro-Wiwa 1941-1995

Ken Saro-Wiwa Nigerian activist

Ken Saro-Wiwa nigerianischer Bürgerrechtler und Schriftsteller

Ken Saro-Wiwa nigeriansk författare, poet och manusförfattare

Ken Saro-Wiwa nigeriansk skribent, poet og manusforfattar

Ken Saro-Wiwa nigeriansk skribent, poet og manusforfatter

Ken Saro-Wiwa nigeriansk skribent, poet og manuskriptforfatter

Ken Saro-Wiwa schrijver uit Nigeria (1941-1995)

Ken Saro-Wiwa scrittore, poeta e attivista nigeriano

Sarao-Wiwa Kenule Beeson

Saro-Wiwa, Ken, 1941-

Saro-Wiwa, Kenule

Saro-Wiwa Kenule 1941-1995

Saro-Wiwa, Kenule B. 1941-1995

Saro-Wiwa, Kenule Beeson.

Saro-Wiwa, Kenule Beeson 1941-1995

Tsaro-Wiwa, K.B. 1941-1995

Tsaro-Wiwa, K. B. (Ken B.)

Tsaro-Wiwa, K.B. (Ken B.), 1941-1995

Tsaro-Wiwa, Ken.

Tsaro-Wiwa Ken 1941-1995

Tsaro-Wiwa, Ken B.

Tsaro-Wiwa Ken B. 1941-1995

Wiwa, Ken Saro-.

Wiwa Ken Saro- 1941-1995

Wiwa, Kenule Beeson Saro- 1941-1995

Κεν Σάρο-Ουίουα νιγηριανός συγγραφέας, δημοσιογράφος, ακτιβιστής

Кен Саро-Вива

Кен Саро-Віва

Саро-Вива, Кен

קן סארו-ויוה

קן סארו-ויוה סופר ניגרי ופעיל זכויות אדם

كين سارو ويوا

كين سارو ويوا ناشط نيجيري

کن سارو-ویوا نویسنده، شاعر، و فیلمنامه‌نویس اهل نیجریه

கென் சரோ விவா

കെൻ സാരോ വിവ

ケン・サロ=ウィワ

サロ=ウィワ, ケン

卡山偉華

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