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The Heinemann book of contemporary African short stories

Author: Chinua Achebe; Catherine Lynette Innes
Publisher: Oxford ; Portsmouth, N.H. : Heinemann, 1992.
Series: African writers series.
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A collection of 20 stories written between 1980-1991 which deal with themes relevant to various regions of Africa.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Heinemann book of contemporary African short stories.
Oxford ; Portsmouth, N.H. : Heinemann, 1992
(OCoLC)608563679
Online version:
Heinemann book of contemporary African short stories.
Oxford ; Portsmouth, N.H. : Heinemann, 1992
(OCoLC)617191761
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chinua Achebe; Catherine Lynette Innes
ISBN: 043590566X 9780435905668
OCLC Number: 28218317
Notes: Spine title: Contemporary African writers.
Description: viii, 200 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: The prophetess / Njabalo S. Ndebele --
Amnesty / Nadine Gordimer --
Wake... / Lindiwe Mabuza --
A wasted land / Daniel Mandishona --
The birds of God / Mia Couto --
The rubbish dump / Steve Chimombo --
The man / E.B. Dongala --
Cages / Abdulrazak Gurnah --
Government by magic spell / Saida Hagi-Dirie Herzi --
A night out / Tololwa Marti Mollel --
On the market day / Kyalo Mativo --
Leaving / M.G. Vassanji --
The foreigner, sister of the foreign woman / Assia Djebar --
Road block / Jamal Mahjoub --
Converging city / Ben Okri --
The hotel / Adewale Maja-Pearce --
The housegirl / Okey Chigbo --
The miracle / Ba'bila Mutia --
Weaverdom / Tijan M. Sallah --
Vacancy for the post of Jesus Christ / Kojo Laing.
Series Title: African writers series.
Other Titles: Contemporary African writers.
Responsibility: edited by Chinua Achebe and C.L. Innes.

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A collection of 20 stories written between 1980-1991 which deal with themes relevant to various regions of Africa.

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