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Author: Ayi Kwei Armah
Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1970 [©1969]
Series: African/American library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A member of the African elite groping his way out of the background of slavery and colonialism, Baako sees his education as preparation for the lifework of a socially innovative artist. His family, more pragmatic, expects an elite resume to convert into power and wealth in the real world here and now. Unable to harmonize contervailing needs with wider social aspirations, both family and individual drift toward  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Armah, Ayi Kwei, 1939-
Fragments.
Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1970 [©1969]
(OCoLC)575980277
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ayi Kwei Armah
OCLC Number: 50553
Notes: Novel.
Description: 287 pages 22 cm.
Contents: Naana --
Edin --
Akwaaba --
Awo --
Osagyefo --
Gyefo --
Igya --
Nsu --
Dam --
Efua --
Iwu --
Obra --
Naana.
Series Title: African/American library.

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A member of the African elite groping his way out of the background of slavery and colonialism, Baako sees his education as preparation for the lifework of a socially innovative artist. His family, more pragmatic, expects an elite resume to convert into power and wealth in the real world here and now. Unable to harmonize contervailing needs with wider social aspirations, both family and individual drift toward confrontation and inexorable loss.

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