There Was a Country

A Memoir
Author(s): Chinua Achebe
Original Publish Date: Oct 11, 2012
Product Number: EB00398579
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101595985
Publisher: Penguin Books
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From the legendary author of Things Fall Apart-a long-awaited memoir of coming of age in a fragile new nation, and its destruction in a tragic civil war For more than forty years, Chinua Achebe maintained a considered silence on the events of the Nigerian civil war, also known as the Biafran War, of 1967-1970, addressing them only obliquely through his poetry. Decades in the making, There Was a Country is a towering account of one of modern Africa's most disastrous events, from a writer whose words and courage left an enduring stamp on world literature. A marriage of history and memoir, vivid firsthand observation and decades of research and reflection, There Was a Country is a work whose wisdom and compassion remind us of Chinua Achebe's place as one of the great literary and moral voices of our age.

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Author(s): Chinua Achebe
Product Number C02284
Released: Apr 17, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781470338756

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