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Re-membering Africa

Ngugi wa Thiong"o

Re-membering Africa

by Ngugi wa Thiong"o

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Published by East African Educational Publishers in Nairobi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesRemembering Africa
StatementNgugi wa Thiong"o
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT14 .N48 2009b
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 128 p. ;
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24449956M
ISBN 109789966256287
LC Control Number2009349950
OCLC/WorldCa458897139

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