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Life turns man up and down : high life, useful advice, and mad English : African market literature

Author: Kurt Thometz
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"An anthology that brings together examples of once wildly popular but long out-of-print African market literature never intended as art: irresistibly charming, brief literary anomalies in all genres, written for entertainment, instruction, and moral guidance."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Facsimiles
Literary collections
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Life turns man up and down.
New York : Pantheon Books c2001
(OCoLC)607028986
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kurt Thometz
ISBN: 0679450211 9780679450214
OCLC Number: 46359672
Description: xliv, 356 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: High life, useful advice, and mad English --
Rosemary and the taxi driver / Miller O. Albert --
Man has no rest in his life / Okenwa Olisah --
Beware and be wise / Olusola --
No condition is permanent / The master of life (Okenwa Olisah) --
Money hard to get but easy to spend / Okenwa Olisah --
Lack of money is not lack of sense / Felix N. Stephen --
Miss Comfort's heart cries for Tonny's love / Cyril Nwakuna Aririguzo --
Drunkards believe bar as heaven / Sunday Okenwa Olisah --
Beware of harlots and many friends / J. Nnadozie --
How to avoid corner corner love and win good love from girls / Thomas O. Iguh --
Why harlots hate married men and love bachelors / C.N.O. Moneyhard --
Mabel the sweet honey that poured away / Speedy Eric --
How to write famous love letters, love stories, and make friend with girls / N.O. Njoku --
Saturday night disappointment / Miller O. Olbert --
Adventures of the four stars / J.A. Okeke Anyichie --
The statements of Hitler before the world war / Sunday Okenwa Olisah --
The life story and death of John Kennedy / Wildred Onwuka --
What is life? / Frank E. Odili --
Afterword.
Responsibility: selected and introduced by Kurt Thometz.
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"An anthology that brings together examples of once wildly popular but long out-of-print African market literature never intended as art: irresistibly charming, brief literary anomalies in all genres, written for entertainment, instruction, and moral guidance."--Jacket.

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