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Published by Africa World Press in Trenton, NJ .
Written in English



  • Kenya


  • Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo, 1938- -- Interviews,
  • Authors, Kenyan -- 20th century -- Interviews,
  • Kenya -- Intellectual life -- 20th century,
  • Kenya -- In literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

Statementedited by Reinhard Sander & Bernth Lindfors, with the assistance of Lynette Cintrón.
ContributionsSander, Reinhard., Lindfors, Bernth., Cintrón, Lynette.
LC ClassificationsPR9381.9.N45 Z473 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3402751M
ISBN 101592212654, 1592212662
LC Control Number2005017732

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