I Saw the Sky Catch Fire

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Amadi Press, 2002 - Nigeria - 324 pages
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A novel based on the Nigerian "Women's War" of 1929 against the British colonial government, narrated as a set of souvenir memories by a grandmother who took part in the war, for the benefit of her grandson, on the eve of the latter's departure for university study in the United States.

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I saw the sky catch fire

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On the evening before he is to leave his wife, newborn daugther, and Nigerian village of Uzemba for an American college education, Ajuzia's grandmother tells him the story of how the battle of the ... Read full review

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Nice look into African Culture. I enjoyed the storyteller type dialogue. Read full review


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