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  • The African

    By J. M. G. Le Clezio

    Our Price: $22.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781567924602
    • Publisher: David R Godine
    • Published: June 2013
    Winner of the 2008 Nobel Prize for literature, French-Mauritian writer Clézio recounts his childhood in Nigeria, where his family moved from Nice when he was eight years old just after World War II ended. His account pivots on bodies; termites, ants, etc; the African, from Georgetown to Victoria; Banso; the rage of Ogoja; and neglect. It is not indexed. First published in 2004 by Mercure de France as L'Africain. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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