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The education of a British-protected child : essays

Author: Chinua Achebe
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Chinua Achebe; Chinua Achebe; Chinua Achebe
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chinua Achebe
ISBN: 9780307272553 0307272559
OCLC Number: 299707556
Description: xii, 172 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The education of a British-protected child --
The sweet aroma of Zik's kitchen: growing up in the ambience of a legend --
My dad and me --
What is Nigeria to me? --
Traveling white --
Spelling our proper name --
My daughters --
Recognitions --
Africa's tarnished name --
Politics and politicians of language in African literature --
African literature as restoration of celebration --
Teaching Things fall apart --
Martin Luther King and Africa --
The university and the leadership factor in Nigerian politics --
Stanley Diamond --
Africa is people.
Responsibility: Chinua Achebe.

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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.

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