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A Grain of Wheat - Wa Thiong'o, Ngugi, and Gurnah, Abdulrazak (Introduction by), and Achebe, Chinua (Editor)
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Barack Obama, via Facebook "A compelling story of how the transformative events of history weigh on individual lives and relationships." The Nobel Prize-nominated Kenyan writer ' s best-known novel Set in the wake of the Mau Mau rebellion and on the cusp of Kenya's independence from Britain, A Grain of Wheat follows a group of villagers whose lives have been transformed by the 1952-1960 Emergency. At the center of it all is the reticent Mugo, the village's chosen hero and a man haunted by a terrible secret. As we ...

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A Grain of Wheat 2012, Penguin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780143106760

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