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Wrestling with the Devil: A Prison Memoir

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Wrestling with the Devil: A Prison Memoir - Wa Thiong'o, Ngugi
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"[This book] ... begins literally half an hour before [the author's release from prison] on December 12, 1978. In one extended flashback he recalls the night, a year earlier, when armed police pulled him from his home and jailed him in Kenya's ... [maximum security prisons]. There, he lives in a prison block with eighteen other political prisoners, quarantined from the general prison population. In a conscious effort to fight back the humiliation and the intended degradation of the spirit, [the author] ... decides to write ...

Wrestling with the Devil: A Prison Memoir 2018, New Press

ISBN-13: 9781620973332

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