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No Longer at Ease

By: Achebe, Chinua

Price: $175.00  $157.50

Publisher: London, UK, Contemporary Fiction: 1962

Edition: Book Club (Contemporay Fiction- UK

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6600

Condition: Fine


This copy has been boldly SIGNED by Chinua Achebe on the title page. First published in the UK by Heinemann in 1960 - this is a UK book club edition with Newsletter enclosed which features this title as their Number 1 choice in August 1962. In this, his second novel, he tells the story of Okonkwo’s grandson, Obi, who learns to fit into British colonial society. Raised as a Christian and educated in England, Obi abandons the countryside for a job as a civil servant in L... View more info

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Chinua Achebe

By: Achebe, Chinua [David Carroll]

Price: $185.00  $166.50

Publisher: New York, NY, St. Martin's Press: 1980

Edition: Second Edition (Printed in UK)

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6601

ISBN: 0312133863

Condition: Fine


This is a Second Edition of the critical study of Chinua Achebe (SIGNED by Achebe) the most widely known African writer. An earlier version of this study first appeared in 1970 - this second edition represents an updating and reflects significant new writings by Achebe since that time. The introduction to this critical study by David Carroll presents the context in which Achebe writes - the traditional ways of his own Igbo society, and the European contact with Africa. I... View more info

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Chinua Achebe

By: Achebe, Chinua [David Carroll]

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Twayne Publishers, Inc: 1970

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 7652

Condition: Fine


Chinua Achebe is one of the most impressive of the African novelists writing at the present time. His novels describe with wit and dignity the traditional way of life of a West African people before the coming of the white man.This study, the first extensive discussion of Achebe's novels, examines the various aspects of this confrontation, and also the techniques by which it is articulated. Europe and Africa meet and interact not only in the drama of events, but also in ... View more info

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Harmattan Rain/Saturday's Shadows/The Hundred Wells of Salaga

By: Attah, Ayesha Harruna

Price: $195.00  $175.50

Publisher: Various, Various: 2008

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8870

ISBN: 1590519957

Condition: Fine


This offering is for a complete collection of the "True" first editions of "Harmattan Rain," "Saturday's Shadows," and two first editions of "The Hundred Wells of Salaga" (both US and Nigeria) - all of which have been SIGNED by Ayesha Harrauna Attah on their title pages. All were issued only as Trade Paperbacks. All have also been Dated 02/10/2019 by her as well with her inscription: "medaase paa!" meaning "Thank You for your P... View more info

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The Hundred Wells of Salaga

By: Attah, Ayesha Harruna

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Other Press: 2019

Edition: First American Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8880

ISBN: 1590519957

Condition: Fine


This copy of the American Edition of "The Hundred Wells of Salaga" has been SIGNED by Ayesha Harruna Attah on the title page! Based on the experiences of the author's great-great-grandmother in precolonial Ghana, a story of courage, forgiveness, love, and freedom told through the eyes of two women born to vastly different fates. Signed by her during her appearance at the Sunday Book Brunch at the Princeton Public Library on February 10, 2019. An outstanding collection b... View more info

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The Hundred Wells of Salaga

By: Attah, Ayesha Harruna

Price: $75.00  $67.50

Publisher: Abuja, Nigeria, Cassava Republic Press: 2018

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8881

ISBN: 1911115510

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Hundred Wells of Salaga" has been SIGNED by Ayesha Harruna Attach on the title page! This is the "true" first edition publisghed by Per Ankh Publishers, Senegal, West Africa and she has also written "medasse pass" meaning "Thank You for Your Purchase from Africans for Africa" and is dated 02/10/2019. Here, Attah expertly juggles the grand, brutal scope of Ghana's history with the mysteries of her family's past. Also explo... View more info

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Saturday's Shadows

By: Attah, Ayesha Harruna

Price: $75.00  $67.50

Publisher: London, UK, World Editions Limited: 2015

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8882

ISBN: 9462380430

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Saturday's Shadows" has been SIGNED by Ayesha Harruna Attach on the title page! The protagonists of "Saturday's Shadows" experience the fine line between sanity and madness as they try to find and hold on to love in the volatile world of 1990s West Africa. issued only as Trade Paperbacks. This copy has also been dated 02/10/2019 by her as well with her inscription: "medaase paa!" meaning "Thank You for your Purchase from Africans for Africa." Born in Ghana ... View more info

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Harmattan Rain

By: Attah, Ayesha Harruna

Price: $95.00  $85.50

Publisher: Senegal, West Africa, Per Ankh Publishers: 2008

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8883

ISBN: 2911928121

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Harmattan Rain" has been SIGNED by Ayesha Harruna Attah on the title page! Her debut, follows three generations of women as they cope with family, love, and life. nominated for the Commonwealth Writers' Prize in 2010. Born in Ghana and now living in Senegal, she grew up in Accra, Ghana and was educated at Mount Holyoke College, Columbia University and New York University. Issued only as a Trade Paperback by Per Ankh Publishers, Senegal, West Africa. Also ... View more info