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A young intellectual becomes embroiled in the struggle of Nigerian revolutionaries

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9780062455598 | Perennial, January 1, 2075, cover price $14.99
9780385086165 | Reissue edition (Anchor Books, January 1, 1989), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A young intellectual becomes embroiled in the struggle of Nigerian revolutionaries

The chief priest becomes the central figure in a conflict between old and new in an Eastern Nigeria village

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9780062430205 | Perennial, May 24, 2016, cover price $14.99
9780385014809 | Reissue edition (Anchor Books, January 1, 1989), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The chief priest becomes the central figure in a conflict between old and new in an Eastern Nigeria village

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Product Description: Roman molodogo nigerijskogo pisatelja Chinua Achebe «I prishlo razrushenie…» (1958) napisan o dalekom proshlom Nigerii, o tragicheskih vremenah kolonizacii Afriki. Vossozdavaja istoriju muzhestvennogo i sil'nogo cheloveka Okonkvo, voploshhajushhego v sebe luchshie kachestva voina i borca, pisatel' zadalsja cel'ju zashhitit' poprannoe dostoinstvo afrikancev, reabilitirovat' proshloe svoej strany, ne tol'ko zacherknutoe, no i fal'sificirovannoe anglijskimi kolonizatorami...read more

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9781515024996 | Createspace Independent Pub, July 11, 2015, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Roman molodogo nigerijskogo pisatelja Chinua Achebe «I prishlo razrushenie…» (1958) napisan o dalekom proshlom Nigerii, o tragicheskih vremenah kolonizacii Afriki.

Introductory essays reflect on Achebe's pioneering achievement and evaluate the enduring, international popularity of Things Fall Apart. A brief biography follows, and a quartet of new essays provide a framework for in-depth study. The essays survey major trends in criticism in the novel and discuss Achebe's masterful use of language. Also included is a comparison of Things Fall Apart to major literary works within the Western cannon, such as the Odyssey and the Iliad. Other essays discuss the depiction of gender, cultural violence, and the portrayal of colonization within the novel.

Hardcover:

9781587657115 | Har/psc re edition (Salem Pr Inc, October 15, 2010), cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Introductory essays reflect on Achebe's pioneering achievement and evaluate the enduring, international popularity of Things Fall Apart.
9780679446231 | Everymans Library, October 1, 1995, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The contemporary African writer's classic novel depicting the destruction of traditional tribal life by the white man.
9780679417149 | Everymans Library, June 1, 1992, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The contemporary African writer's classic novel depicting the destruction of traditional tribal life by the white man

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9781411469686 | Rep stg edition (Spark Pub Group, February 4, 2014), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: When an essay is due and dreaded exams loom, this book offers students what they need to succeed.
9788087888476 | Lightning Source Inc, December 14, 2010, cover price $7.75
9780393932195 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, December 4, 2008), cover price $24.15 | About this edition: Chinua Achebe’s tragic novel of pre-colonial Igbo society was a major literary and cultural event when it was published in 1958.
9780791071717 | Chelsea House Pub, January 1, 2002, cover price $26.60 | About this edition: A critical overview of the work features the writings of Richard Begam, Rhonda Cobham, Emmanuel Edame Egar, Clement Okafor, Richard K.
9780072435184 | McGraw-Hill College, June 1, 2000, cover price $15.65
7 other edition(s) in this binding (see all)

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9780788708152 | Unabridged edition (Recorded Books, December 1, 1997), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: First published in 1958, this is the story of a strong man whose life is dominated by fear and anger.

Reinforced:

9780606119795 | Demco Media, October 1, 1994, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The contemporary African writer's classic novel depicting the destruction of traditional tribal life by the white man

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9781439571545 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, November 5, 2008), cover price $24.65 | About this edition: "Things Fall Apart" tells two intertwining stories, both centering on Okonkwo, a "strong man" of an Ibo village in Nigeria.
9780808592778 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $23.30 | About this edition: The contemporary African writer's classic novel depicting the destruction of traditional tribal life by the white man

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9786073122894, titled "Trilogía africana / African trilogy" | Debolsillo Mexico, May 1, 2014, cover price $34.95

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Product Description: From the legendary author of Things Fall Apart—a long-awaited memoir of coming of age in a fragile new nation, and its destruction in a tragic civil warFor more than forty years, Chinua Achebe maintained a considered silence on the events of the Nigerian civil war, also known as the Biafran War, of 1967–1970, addressing them only obliquely through his poetry...read more

Hardcover:

9781594204821 | Penguin Pr, October 11, 2012, cover price $27.95

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9780143124030 | Penguin USA, September 24, 2013, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: From the legendary author of Things Fall Apart—a long-awaited memoir of coming of age in a fragile new nation, and its destruction in a tragic civil warFor more than forty years, Chinua Achebe maintained a considered silence on the events of the Nigerian civil war, also known as the Biafran War, of 1967–1970, addressing them only obliquely through his poetry.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781611761160 | Penguin/Highbridge, October 11, 2012, cover price $39.95

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Product Description: The more Chike saw the ferry-boats the more he wanted to make the trip to Asaba. But where would he get the money? He did not know. Still, he hoped.Eleven-year-old Chike longs to cross the Niger River to the city of Asaba, but he doesn’t have the sixpence he needs to pay for the ferry ride...read more

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9780307473868 | Anchor Books, August 9, 2011, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: The more Chike saw the ferry-boats the more he wanted to make the trip to Asaba.
9780521040037 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 1, 1966, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: A children's story by Africa's best known and most widely read author whose novels, poetry, essays, lectures, etc.

Miscellaneous:

9780307742070 | Anchor Books, August 2, 2011, cover price $13.95

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9780606231671 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, August 9, 2011), cover price $20.85 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: Imaginary voyages are as old as literature itself. In the spirit of the ancient mythographer Euhemerus and such imaginary voyagers as Jonathan Swift, Italo Calvino, Daniel Defoe and Bruce Chatwin, Conjunctions 56: Terra Incognita, Imaginary Voyages gathers the outlandish testaments and peripatetic observations of contemporary writers who have been Elsewhere...read more
By Walter Abish (contributor), Chinua Achebe (contributor), John Ashbery (contributor), Martine Bellen (contributor) and Bradford Morrow (editor)

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9780941964722 | Bard College Center, June 30, 2011, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Imaginary voyages are as old as literature itself.

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Product Description: Some people hate them, others are terrified of them. Still others find them filthy, noisy, congested, ugly and downright uninhabitable. But those who choose to live in cities often have a far more complex relationship with their steel and glass environment--an attachment that often mingles irritation with affection, fear with calm, a desire to leave with the imperative to stay...read more
By Walter Abish (contributor), Chinua Achebe (contributor), John Ashbery (contributor), Martine Bellen (contributor) and Bradford Morrow (editor)

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9780941964715 | Bard College Center, December 31, 2010, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Some people hate them, others are terrified of them.

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Product Description: An extraordinary collection of renowned world literature including Nobel Prize winners and beloved fiction writers in beautiful, enduring hardcover editions with elegant cloth sewn bindings, gold stamped covers, and silk ribbon markers...read more

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9780307700827 | Everymans Library, December 21, 2010, cover price $165.95 | About this edition: An extraordinary collection of renowned world literature including Nobel Prize winners and beloved fiction writers in beautiful, enduring hardcover editions with elegant cloth sewn bindings, gold stamped covers, and silk ribbon markers.

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Product Description: Odili, maestro de escuela en un paÁs ficticio muy parecido a la Nigeria post colonial, visita a su antiguo maestro, Chief Nanga, convertido en el todopoderoso y corrupto ministro de Cultura. La riqueza y el prestigio de Nanga seducen a la novia de Odili; para vengarse, Odili empieza a insinuarse a la prometida de Nanga, y ...read more

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9788499085869 | Poc tra edition (Debolsillo, October 22, 2010), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Odili, maestro de escuela en un paÁs ficticio muy parecido a la Nigeria post colonial, visita a su antiguo maestro, Chief Nanga, convertido en el todopoderoso y corrupto ministro de Cultura.

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Paperback:

9788499085876 | Italian edition edition (Debolsillo, October 22, 2010), cover price $19.95

Miscellaneous:

9780307743855 | Anchor Books, September 29, 2010, cover price $11.00

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Product Description: Ezeulu es el sumo sacerdote de Ulu, la deidad principal de varias aldeas Ibo enfrentadas con los poblados del jefe de clan Umuaro. El conflicto se zanja con la intervención de la administración colonial británica, que manda a la aldea a un misionero e invita a Ezeulu a sumarse a la administración colonial, pero éste se nie...read more

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9788499082707 | Poc tra edition (Debolsillo, May 1, 2010), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Ezeulu es el sumo sacerdote de Ulu, la deidad principal de varias aldeas Ibo enfrentadas con los poblados del jefe de clan Umuaro.

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Product Description: Okonkwo es un gran guerrero, cuya fama se extiende por toda el África Occidental, pero cuando mata accidentalmente a un prohombre de su clan es obligado a expiar su culpa con el sacrificio de su hijastro y el exilio. Cuando por fin puede regresar a su aldea, la encuentra repleta de misioneros y gobernadores britÁnicos; su ...read more

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9788499082691 | Poc tra edition (Debolsillo, May 1, 2010), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Okonkwo es un gran guerrero, cuya fama se extiende por toda el África Occidental, pero cuando mata accidentalmente a un prohombre de su clan es obligado a expiar su culpa con el sacrificio de su hijastro y el exilio.

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Product Description: Achebe’s first new book in more than twenty years — a new collection of autobiographical essays from the world-renowned author of Things Fall Apart.Chinua Achebe’s characteristically measured and subtle voice is ever-present in these seventeen, beautifully nuanced pieces...read more

Hardcover:

9781846142598 | Gardners Books, January 12, 2010, cover price $35.05 | About this edition: Achebe’s first new book in more than twenty years — a new collection of autobiographical essays from the world-renowned author of Things Fall Apart.

Miscellaneous:

9780385668323 | Bond Street Books, October 6, 2009, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: Chinua Achebe's characteristically measured and nuanced voice is everywhere present in the seventeen beautifully written pieces contained in this collection. In "The Education of a British-Protected Child," Achebe gives us a vivid portrait of growing up in colonial Nigeria and inhabiting its "middle ground," recalling both his happy memories of reading novels in secondary school and the harsher truths of colonial rule...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781400143771 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, November 16, 2009), cover price $59.99 | About this edition: Chinua Achebe's characteristically measured and nuanced voice is everywhere present in the seventeen beautifully written pieces contained in this collection.

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Product Description: A collection of autobiographical essays from the celebrated author of Things Fall Apart Chinua Achebe’s characteristically eloquent and nuanced voice is everywhere present in these seventeen beautifully written pieces. From a vivid portrait of growing up in colonial Nigeria to considerations on the African-American Diaspora, from a glimpse into his extraordinary family life and his thoughts on the potent symbolism of President Obama’s elections—this charmingly personal, intellectually disciplined, and steadfastly wise collection is an indispensable addition to the remarkable Achebe oeuvre...read more

Hardcover:

9780307272553 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 6, 2009, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: From the celebrated author of Things Fall Apart and winner of the Man Booker International Prize comes a new collection of autobiographical essays—his first new book in more than twenty years.

Paperback:

9780307473677 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, October 5, 2010), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A collection of autobiographical essays from the celebrated author of Things Fall Apart Chinua Achebe’s characteristically eloquent and nuanced voice is everywhere present in these seventeen beautifully written pieces.

Miscellaneous:

9780307272904 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 6, 2009, cover price $24.95

CD/Spoken Word:

9781400113774 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, November 16, 2009), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Chinua Achebe's characteristically measured and nuanced voice is everywhere present in the seventeen beautifully written pieces contained in this collection.
9781400163779 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, November 16, 2009), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Chinua Achebe's characteristically measured and nuanced voice is everywhere present in the seventeen beautifully written pieces contained in this collection.

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Product Description: Postfantasy fiction that defies definition is at the center of a groundbreaking issue edited by Bradford Morrow and Brian Evenson in the Spring 2009 edition of Conjunctions. Imagine an everyday world in which meat is grown in vats by men called collies and butchered by BattleBots while adults play Frisbee with robots...read more
By Walter Abish (contributor), Chinua Achebe (contributor), John Ashbery (contributor), Martine Bellen (contributor) and Bradford Morrow (editor)

Paperback:

9780941964685 | Bard College Center, July 31, 2009, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Postfantasy fiction that defies definition is at the center of a groundbreaking issue edited by Bradford Morrow and Brian Evenson in the Spring 2009 edition of Conjunctions.

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Product Description: As Cormac McCarthy wrote, "Death is the major issue in the world. For you, for me, for all of us. It just is. To not be able to talk about it is very odd." For the Fall 2008 issue of Conjunctions, editor Bradford Morrow invited award-winning writer David Shields, author of the 2008 New York Times bestseller The Thing About Life Is That One Day You'll Be Dead, to gather work from a diverse cross-section of contemporary authors to address the theme of death...read more
By Walter Abish (contributor), Chinua Achebe (contributor), John Ashbery (contributor), Bradford Morrow (editor) and David Shields (editor)

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9780941964678 | Bard College Center, December 1, 2008, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: As Cormac McCarthy wrote, "Death is the major issue in the world.

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Product Description: A classic story of moral struggle in an age of turbulent social change and the final book in Chinua Achebe’s The African Trilogy When Obi Okonkwo—grandson of Okonkwo, the main character in Things Fall Apart—returns to Nigeria from England in the 1950s, his foreign education separates him from his African roots...read more

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9781405072991 | Macmillan Educ Ltd, May 17, 2005, cover price $8.10 | also contains No Longer at Ease | About this edition: A classic story of moral struggle in an age of turbulent social change and the final book in Chinua Achebe’s The African Trilogy When Obi Okonkwo—grandson of Okonkwo, the main character in Things Fall Apart—returns to Nigeria from England in the 1950s, his foreign education separates him from his African roots.
9780435272258 | Delta Systems Co Inc, February 1, 1995, cover price $5.75 | About this edition: A bright young Nigerian civil servant's promising future is threatened by his acceptance of bribes

Reinforced:

9780606200721 | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $16.83 | also contains No Longer at Ease | About this edition: This is an Intermediate Level story in a series of ELT readers comprising a wide range of titles - some original and some simplified - from modern and classic novels, and designed to appeal to all age-groups, tastes and cultures.

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Product Description: Things Fall Apart, tells of a troubled young African whose formal education separates him from his roots and makes him part of a corrupt ruling elite he despises.

Hardcover:

9780839210771 | Astor-Honor Inc, March 1, 1961, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: A bright young Nigerian civil servant's promising future is threatened by his acceptance of bribes

Paperback:

9781405072991 | Macmillan Educ Ltd, May 17, 2005, cover price $8.10 | also contains No Longer at Ease | About this edition: A classic story of moral struggle in an age of turbulent social change and the final book in Chinua Achebe’s The African Trilogy When Obi Okonkwo—grandson of Okonkwo, the main character in Things Fall Apart—returns to Nigeria from England in the 1950s, his foreign education separates him from his African roots.
9780385474559 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, October 1, 1994), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: The sequel to the classic, Things Fall Apart, tells of a troubled young African whose formal education separates him from his roots and makes him part of a corrupt ruling elite he despises.
9780449300237 | Reissue edition (Fawcett Books, August 1, 1990), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: A bright young Nigerian civil servant's promising future is threatened by his acceptance of bribes
9780435905286 | Heinemann, May 1, 1981, cover price $8.95 | also contains Climates and Cultures | About this edition: Obi returns to Lagos full of ideas and high principles after studying in Britain.
9780839250081 | Astor-Honor Inc, June 1, 1961, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: The story of a man whose foreign education has separated him from his African roots and made him part of a ruling elite whose corruption he finds repugnant.
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Reinforced:

9780606200721 | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $16.83 | also contains No Longer at Ease | About this edition: This is an Intermediate Level story in a series of ELT readers comprising a wide range of titles - some original and some simplified - from modern and classic novels, and designed to appeal to all age-groups, tastes and cultures.

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Product Description: The contemporary innovative poetry world is as lively and provocative today as at any time in the last century. Over the course of more than two decades, Conjunctions has published the work of hundreds of highly original poets, both young and established...read more
By Walter Abish (contributor), Chinua Achebe (contributor) and Bradford Morrow

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9780941964593 | Bard College Center, January 1, 2005, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The contemporary innovative poetry world is as lively and provocative today as at any time in the last century.

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A collection of poetry spanning the full range of the African-born author's acclaimed career has been updated to include seven never-before-published works, as well as much of his early poetry that explores such themes as the African consciousness, the tragedy of Biafra, and the mysteries of human relationships. Original. 20,000 first printing.

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9781400076581 | Anchor Books, August 1, 2004, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: A collection of poetry spanning the full range of the African-born author's acclaimed career has been updated to include seven never-before-published works, as well as much of his early poetry that explores such themes as the African consciousness, the tragedy of Biafra, and the mysteries of human relationships.

Prebinding:

9781417672226 | Turtleback Books, August 1, 2004, cover price $23.35 | About this edition: Chinua Achebe is one of the founding fathers of African literature in English, a writer of world stature whose novel Things Fall Apart is one of the essential works of the twentieth century.

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Amazon.com Review: Get your "A" in gear!They're today's most popular study guides-with everything you need to succeed in school. Written by Harvard students for students, since its inception SparkNotes™ has developed a loyal community of dedicated users and become a major education brand...read more

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9781586634070 | Spark Pub Group, September 1, 2003, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Amazon.

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