Re-membering Africa by Ngugi wa Thiong"o

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Published by East African Educational Publishers in Nairobi .

Written in English

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StatementNgugi wa Thiong"o.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 128 p. ;
Number of Pages128
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Open LibraryOL23864683M
ISBN 109789966256287
LC Control Number2009349950
OCLC/WorldCa458897139

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