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Author: Chinua Achebe
Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin Books, 2017. © 1959.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Anchor books edition, published in Peguin Books 2007View all editions and formats
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First published in 1958, this novel tells the story of Okonkwo, the leader of an Igbo (Ibo) community who is banished for accidentally killing a clansman. The novel covers the seven years of his exile to his return, providing an inside view of the intrusion of white missionaries and colonial government into tribal Igbo society in the 1890s
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chinua Achebe
ISBN: 9780385474542 0385474547
OCLC Number: 1001278067
Notes: Includes " A glossary of Ibo words ad phases"
Description: 290 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Chinua Achebe.

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First published in 1958, this novel tells the story of Okonkwo, the leader of an Igbo (Ibo) community who is banished for accidentally killing a clansman. The novel covers the seven years of his exile to his return, providing an inside view of the intrusion of white missionaries and colonial government into tribal Igbo society in the 1890s

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