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Chinua Achebe, teacher of light : a biography

Author: Tijan M Sallah; Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
Publisher: Trenton, NJ : Africa World Press, ©2003.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sallah, Tijan M., 1958-
Chinua Achebe, teacher of light.
Trenton, NJ : Africa World Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)645910280
Named Person: Chinua Achebe; Chinua Achebe; Chinua Achebe; Chinua Achebe
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tijan M Sallah; Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
ISBN: 1592210317 9781592210312 1592210325 9781592210329
OCLC Number: 50919841
Description: xiv, 160 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Maps --
Preface --
Childhood in Ogidi family --
That magical place, Ogidi --
At the crossroads, between worlds --
The challenge of empire --
Primary school days --
Government college, Umuahia --
University life --
The makings of a writer --
Man of the family --
A great fearful thing: the Nigerian civil war --
The Biafran tragedy --
Photographs --
Heart of light: the novelist as teacher --
The eagle and the hunters: Achebe and controversy --
Eagle on Iroko: birthday celebration, tragedy, and hope.
Responsibility: Tijan M. Sallah and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.

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