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An African Quilt: 24 Modern African Stories…
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An African Quilt: 24 Modern African Stories (Signet Classics)

by Barbara H. Solomon (Editor), W. Reginald Rampone Jr. (Editor)

Other authors: Leila Aboulela (Contributor), Chinua Achebe (Contributor), Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Contributor), Ama Ata Aidoo (Contributor), Doreen Baingana (Contributor)19 more, Steve Chimombo (Contributor), Nadine Gordimer (Contributor), Abdulrazak Gurnah (Contributor), Helon Habila (Contributor), Bessie Head (Contributor), Alexander Kanengoni (Contributor), Farida Karodia (Contributor), Alex La Guma (Contributor), Doris Lessing (Contributor), Es'kia Mphahlele (Contributor), Charles Mungoshi (Contributor), Grace Ogot (Contributor), Tanure Ojaide (Contributor), Ifeoma Okoye (Contributor), EC Osondu (Contributor), Olive Schreiner (Contributor), Can Themba (Contributor), Ngugi wa Thiong'o (Contributor), Zoe Wicomb (Contributor)

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Solomon, Barbara H.Editorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Rampone Jr., W. ReginaldEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Aboulela, LeilaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Achebe, ChinuaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Adichie, Chimamanda NgoziContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Aidoo, Ama AtaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Baingana, DoreenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chimombo, SteveContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gordimer, NadineContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gurnah, AbdulrazakContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Habila, HelonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Head, BessieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kanengoni, AlexanderContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Karodia, FaridaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
La Guma, AlexContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lessing, DorisContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mphahlele, Es'kiaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mungoshi, CharlesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ogot, GraceContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ojaide, TanureContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Okoye, IfeomaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Osondu, ECContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Schreiner, OliveContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Themba, CanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
wa Thiong'o, NgugiContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wicomb, ZoeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0451532031, Mass Market Paperback)

Encompassing many different visions of Africa, the stories in this comprehensive collection feature characters struggling to survive grinding poverty, tyrannical governments, cultural upheavals, and disintegrating relationships.
 
Reflecting a continent with a tragic history, An African Quilt depicts a place where even everyday life is extraordinary, and the continent’s history changes what it means to be a woman, an employee, a couple, a passerby, and, of course, a citizen. Revealed through the backdrop of postcolonial Africa, the struggles within these stories resonate beyond their context and appeal to every reader’s sense of what it means to be human.
 
With Stories by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Nadine Gordimer (Winner of the Nobel Prize), Bessie Head, Doris Lessing (Winner of the Nobel Prize), Ngugi wa Thiong’o, and Others

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