Error title
Some error text about your books and stuff.
Chinua Achebe A Biography cover
  • ISBN: 9780253333421
  • ISBN10: 0253333423

Chinua Achebe A Biography

by Ezenwa-Ohaeto

  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Indiana Univ Pr
  • Publish date: 11/01/1997
used Add to Cart $2.12
You save: 94%
Marketplace Item
new Add to Cart $36.38
FREE shipping on orders over $49!
This is the first biography of Chinua Achebe. His novels span the African experience of colonialism, independence and of civilian and military corruption. His short stories in particular reflect his involvement in the Biafran civil war in Nigeria. His poetry, both in English and Igbo, reveals a sensitive talent. His children's stories introduced the young and their parents to the excitement of books. Chinua Achebe had an active and generous role in encouraging other African writers by starting the literary journal Okike, by founding a publishing house in war-torn Nigeria and by introducing, in his role as the Founding Editor of the African Writers Series, new writers to a worldwide audience. Through his teaching in universities in Africa and America he showed the importance of Africa's own literature in the re-establishment of its cultural independence.
Expand description
Seller Condition Comments Price  
Hippo Books

Location: Toledo, OH
Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited
Half Price Books Inc

Location: Dallas, TX
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
Hennessey + Ingalls

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Very Good
Small black mark on front dust jacket. Otherwise a nice, clean copy free of any marks.

Location: Richmond, TX
Ask seller a question
Excellent customer service. Prompt Customer Service. Buy with confidence.
Kings Ridge Media

Location: Appleton, WI
Good Condition item. May Include Some writing or highlighting. We strive to provide the best shopping experience with every item we sell. Satisfaction guaranteed! !
One Stop Shop Bookstore

Location: Memphis, TN
Shipping Icon