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Girls at war and other stories

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Published by Anchor Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Nigeria -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementChinua Achebe.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9387.9.A3 G57 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination120 p. ;
      Number of Pages120
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1535781M
      ISBN 100385418965
      LC Control Number91013778


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These stories by that superb master of the novel, Chinua Achebe, look at the lives of men, children, and women who rarely appear in his novels--young women exploited during the Biafra war, but immensely courageous and putting the army officers to shame; a child who takes revenge on her employers by feeding their baby red ink after they break their promise to send Cited by: After the civil war, he abandoned fiction for a period in favor of essays, short stories, and poetry.

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