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Achebe, Chinua


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    • us: Achebe, Albert Chinua
    • us: Achebe, Chinualumogu Albert
    • us: Ats'ebeh, Ts'inuʼa
    • us: Acībī, Cinūā
    • us: Achebe, Albert Chinualumogu
    • us: אצ׳בה, צ׳ינוא
    • us: أتشينى، شينوا
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    • found: His Things fall apart, 1959.
    • found: Kiiru, M. A study guide to Chinua Achebe's novel Things fall apart, 1978: t.p. (Chinua Achebe) p. 3 (Chinualumogu Albert Achebe; Nigerian author)
    • found: Mapolet be-umuʼofyah, 1965: t.p. (Ts'inuʼa Ats'ebeh)
    • found: Basatīwāda ate ilākāī wakhareweṃ, 2005: t.p. (Cinūā Acībī)
    • found: Info. converted from 678, 2012-10-02 (b. 1930)
    • found: Guardian (online), viewed Mar. 22, 2013 (Chinua Achebe; b. 1930, Ogidi, Nigeria; d. this morning [Mar. 22, 2013], Boston, aged 82; Nigerian novelist seen by millions as the father of African literature)
    • found: Gale biography in context, viewed Mar. 22, 2013 (Chinua Achebe; b. Nov. 16, 1930, Ogidi, Anambra, Eastern Nigeria; novelist)
    • found: New York times (online), viewed Mar. 22, 2013 (Chinua Achebe; b. Albert Chinualumogu Achebe, Nov. 16, 1930, Ogidi; d. Friday [Mar. 22, 2013], aged 82)
    • found: Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 28, 2014: (Chinua Achebe; born Albert Chinualumogu Achebe; fiction writer, educator, magazine and journal editor / publisher, book editor / publisher; born 15 November 1930 in Ogidi, Nigeria; born to an Igbo family active in the Christian church; studied at the Government College in Umuahia; BA degree from University College of Ibadan (now University of Ibadan), worked for the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation, ultimately acting as director of the radio program Voice of Nigeria in Lagos; 1957 attended the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) staff school in London; after the Nigerian civil war (1967-1970) taught literature at the University of Nigeria at Nsukka; in the 1970s taught at several American universities; in 2008 served as Charles P. Stevenson Professor of Languages and Literature at Bard College, New York; awarded the Man Booker International Prize for his contribution to world literature (2007); died 21 March 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • LC Classification

    • PR9387.9.A3
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    • [Machine-derived non-Latin script reference project.]
    • [Non-Latin script references not evaluated.]
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    • 1979-08-07: new
    • 2015-04-04: revised
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