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You must set forth at dawn : a memoir

Author: Wole Soyinka
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A memoir by Africa's first Nobel laureate for literature continues the story that began in his childhood autobiography "Aké" as Soyinka describes the adventures and mishaps of his adulthood, including his frequent exile from his homeland, his celebratedliterary work, and his advocacy for political and human rights.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Soyinka, Wole.
You must set forth at dawn.
New York : Random House, 2006
(OCoLC)607787336
Named Person: Wole Soyinka; Wole Soyinka; Wole Soyinka; Wole Soyinka
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wole Soyinka
ISBN: 037550365X 9780375503658
OCLC Number: 65562688
Description: xx, 499 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Iba-for those who went before --
Ogun and I --
Early intimations --
Reunion with Ogun --
First skirmishes --
Ogun, less benign --
Uncivil wars: the third force and the midwest incursion --
A moment of truth-and the lies of history --
The conquest of civilian pride --
Interlude to a friendship --
Dining with the devil-and an avatar --
Olori-Kunkun and Ori Olokun --
The "Evil genius" --
A pen coalition--
Dinner with an Avatar --
All the world --
Tonight we improvise --
From ghetto to Garrison --
Bernard Shaw was right! --
How the news came to me --
Thorns in the crown --
To Stockholm and back --
Three lost years --
Nation and exile --
The road to exile --
By the water of Babylon --
Diplomatic recruit --
Requiem for an ecowarrior --
Arms and the man --
A final mission --
Homecoming --
An interim welcome-official --
Where the earth says welcome!
Responsibility: Wole Soyinka.
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A memoir by Africa's first Nobel laureate for literature continues the story that began in his childhood autobiography "Aké" as Soyinka describes the adventures and mishaps of his adulthood, including his frequent exile from his homeland, his celebratedliterary work, and his advocacy for political and human rights.

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