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ISBN: 0679725407 / ISBN-13: 9780679725404

Ake: The Years of Childhood

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Wole Soyinka's account of his early childhood and boyhood in Nigeria in the 1930s. The chronicle ends with a child's excited view of the Women's ... Show synopsis

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  • Ake: The Years of Childhood (Vintage Books) – Trade paperback (1989)
    by Professor Wole Soyinka

    Ake: The Years of Childhood

    Trade paperback, Vintage Books
    1989
    English
    240 pages

    ISBN: 0679725407
    ISBN-13: 9780679725404

    A dazzling memoir of an African childhood from Nobel Prize-winning Nigerian novelist, playwright, and poet Wole Soyinka. "Ake The Years of Childhood" gives us the story of Soyinka's boyhood before and during World War II in a Yoruba village in western Nigeria called Ake. A relentlessly curious child who loved books and getting into trouble, Soyinka grew up on a parsonage compound, raised by Christian parents and by a grandfather who introduced him to Yoruba spiritual traditions. His vivid evocation of the colorful sights, ... Show more

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