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In the shadow of a saint

Author: Ken Wiwa
Publisher: London ; New York : Doubleday, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Ken Saro-Wiwa was executed in November 1995. One of Nigeria's best-loved writers and an outspoken critic of military rule, he was a prime mover in bringing the human rights abuses in Nigeria to the attention of the world." "What was it like to grow up with such a politically active and socially conscious father? How do you come to terms with your father's imprisonment and execution? How do you cope with the endless  Read more...
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Wiwa, Ken, 1968-
In the shadow of a saint.
London ; New York : Doubleday, 2000
(OCoLC)606494235
Online version:
Wiwa, Ken, 1968-
In the shadow of a saint.
London ; New York : Doubleday, 2000
(OCoLC)607831294
Named Person: Ken Wiwa; Ken Saro-Wiwa; Ken Wiwa; Ken Saro-Wiwa; Ken Saro-Wiwa; Ken Saro-Wiwa; Ken Saro-Wiwa; Ken Wiwa
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Wiwa
ISBN: 0385601859 9780385601856
OCLC Number: 44915499
Description: 261 pages : map ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Ken Wiwa.

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Ken Saro-Wiwa was executed in 1995. One of Nigeria's best-loved writers and critics of military rule, he was a mover in bringing the human rights abuses of Shell Oil and the Nigerian military to the  Read more...

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"Your book is rivetting, searingly honest and deeply moving.It is a splendid monument to an outstanding man, warts and all." --Desmond Tutu "Ken Wiwa leaves no holds unbarred in his account of his Read more...

 
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