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There Was a Country: A Memoir

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There Was a Country: A Memoir - Achebe, Chinua
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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 ...

There Was a Country: A Memoir 2013, Penguin Books

ISBN-13: 9780143124030

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