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Dreams in a time of war : a childhood memoir

Author: Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Recounts the story of the author's childhood, covering his early years in World War II-era Kenya as the fifth child of a third wife, his thirst for learning that singled him out, and the political struggles that shaped his life.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographie 1938-1955
Erlebnisbericht
Autobiography
Biography
History
Personal narratives, Kenyan
Named Person: Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo; Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo; Ngugi wa Thiong'o.; Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo
ISBN: 9780307378835 0307378837 9781846553776 1846553776
OCLC Number: 401140955
Description: 256 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o.

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Recounts the story of the author's childhood, covering his early years in World War II-era Kenya as the fifth child of a third wife, his thirst for learning that singled him out, and the political struggles that shaped his life.

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