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Man of the People, A

By: Achebe, Chinua

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Publisher: ANCHOR: 10/5/2012

Seller ID: 0385086164

ISBN: 0385086164

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Anthills of the Savannah

By: Achebe, Chinua

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Publisher: ANCHOR: 1/30/2015

Seller ID: 9780385260459

ISBN: 0385260458

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In the fictional West African nation Kangan, newly independent of British rule, the hopes and dreams of democracy have been quashed by a fierce military dictatorship. Chris Oriko is a member of the cabinet of the president for life, one of his oldest friends. When the president is charged with censoring the oppositionist editor of the state-run newspaper--another childhood friend--Chris's loyalty and ideology are put to the test. The fate of Kangan hangs in the balance as tensions rise and a devious plot is set in motion to silence the firebrand critic. View more info

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Things Fall Apart

By: Achebe, Chinua

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Publisher: ANCHOR: 8/17/2016

Seller ID: 9780385474542

ISBN: 0385474547

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"Things Fall Apart" tells two intertwining stories, both centering on Okonkwo, a "strong man" of an Ibo village in Nigeria. The first, a powerful fable of the immemorial conflict between the individual and society, traces Okonkwo's fall from grace with the tribal world. The second, as modern as the first is ancient, concerns the clash of cultures and the destruction of Okonkwo's world with the arrival of aggressive European missionaries. These perfectly harmonized twin dramas are informed by an awareness capable of encompassing at once the life of nature, human history, and the mysterious comp... View more info

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No Longer at Ease

By: Achebe, Chinua

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Publisher: ANCHOR: 8/22/2011

Seller ID: 9780385474559

ISBN: 0385474555

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Things Fall Apart

By: Achebe, Chinua

Price: $7.50

Publisher: EVERYMANS LIBRARY: 9/5/2013

Seller ID: 9780679446231

ISBN: 0679446230

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THINGS FALL APART tells two overlapping, intertwining stories, both of which center around Okonkwo, a "strong man" of an Ibo village in Nigeria. The first of these stories traces Okonkwo's fall from grace with the tribal world in which he lives, and in its classical purity of line and economical beauty it provides us with a powerful fable about the immemorial conflict between the individual and society. The second story, which is as modern as the first is ancient, and which elevates the book to a tragic plane, concerns the clash of cultures and the destruction of Okonkwo's world through the ar... View more info

Things Fall Apart and Related Readings

By: Achebe, Chinua

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 3/20/2015

Seller ID: 9780395775592

ISBN: 0395775590

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