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African short stories : twenty short stories from across the continent

Author: Chinua Achebe; Catherine Lynette Innes
Publisher: London ; Portsmouth, N.H. : Heinemann, 1985.
Series: African writers series, 270.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chinua Achebe; Catherine Lynette Innes
ISBN: 0435902709 9780435902704 9780435905361 0435905368 0435905376 9780435905378
OCLC Number: 317871013
Notes: Subtitle from cover.
Description: xvi, 159 p. ; 19 cm.
Contents: West Africa. The false prophet / Sembene Ousmane --
Certain winds from the south / Ama Ata Aidoo --
The apprentice / Odum Balogun --
The will of Allah / David Owoyele --
Civil peace / Chinua Achebe --
East Africa. The gentlemen of the jungle / Jomo Kenyatta --
The green leaves / Grace Ogot --
Bossy / Abdulrazak Gurnah --
The spider's web / Leonard Kibura --
Minutes of glory / Ngugi wa Thiong'o --
Northern Africa. An incident in the Ghobashi household / Alifa Rifaat --
A handful of dates / Tayeb Salih --
A conversation from the third floor / Mohamed El-Bisatie --
Southern Africa. Papa, snake & I / B.L. [sic] Honwana --
The bridegroom / Nadine Gordimer --
The betrayal / Ahmed Essop --
Protista / Dambudzo Marechera --
The coffe-cart girl / Ezekiel Mohahlele --
Snapshots of a wedding / Bessie Head --
Reflections in a cell / Mafika Gwala.
Series Title: African writers series, 270.
Responsibility: selected and edited by Chinua Achebe & C.L. Innes.

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