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Education of a british-protected child

From the celebrated author of Things Fall Apart comes a new collection of autobiographical essays'his first new book in more than twenty years. Chinua Achebe's characteristically eloquent and nuanced voice is everywhere present in these seventeen beautifully written pieces. From a vivid portrait of growing up in colonial Nigeria to considerations on the African-American Diaspora, from a glimpse into his extraordinary family life and his thoughts on the potent symbolism of President Obama's elections'this charmingly personal, intellectually disciplined, and steadfastly wise collection is an indispensable addition to the remarkable Achebe oeuvre. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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  • "Chinua Achebe is one of the towering figures in world literature, whose writing forged new ways of expression and overturned perceptions of Africa permanently. This unprecedented volume of autobiographical essays, many of which have never been published before, is one of his most powerful and personal works to date."
  • "From the celebrated author of Things Fall Apart comes a new collection of autobiographical essays'his first new book in more than twenty years. Chinua Achebe's characteristically eloquent and nuanced voice is everywhere present in these seventeen beautifully written pieces. From a vivid portrait of growing up in colonial Nigeria to considerations on the African-American Diaspora, from a glimpse into his extraordinary family life and his thoughts on the potent symbolism of President Obama's elections'this charmingly personal, intellectually disciplined, and steadfastly wise collection is an indispensable addition to the remarkable Achebe oeuvre. From the Trade Paperback edition."@en
  • "A volume of seventeen essays explores various aspects of the author's life, including his childhood in colonial Nigeria, encounters with the African-American diaspora, his family life, and the symbolism of Barack Obama's election."

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  • "The education of a British-protected child : essays"
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  • "The education of a British-protected child essays"
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  • "The Education Of A British Protected Child"
  • "The education of a british-protected child : essays"
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  • "The education of a British-protected child"