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Achebe's first novel portrays the collision of African and European cultures in people's lives. Okonkwo, a great man in Igbo traditional society, cannot adapt to the profound changes brought about by British colonial rule. Yet, as in classic tragedy, Okonkwo's downfall results from his own character as well as from external forces.

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Achebe's masterpiece tells the story of Okonkwo, strongman of an Ibo village in Nigeria, as he witnesses the destruction of his culture and the loss of his own place within it.

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ISBN:
9780808592778
Author:
Achebe, Chinua
Publisher:
Turtleback Books
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Men
Subject:
Race relations
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Turtleback Scho
Publication Date:
19940931
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.75x5.24x.82 in. .63 lbs.

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