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You must set forth at dawn : a memoir /

A memoir by Africa's first Nobel laureate for literature continues the story that began in his childhood autobiography "Aké" as Soyinka describes the adventures and mishaps of his adulthood, including his frequent exile from his homeland, his celebratedliterary work, and his advocacy...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Soyinka, Wole.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Random House, 2006.
Edition:First edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • Iba-for those who went before
  • Ogun and I
  • Early intimations
  • Reunion with Ogun
  • First skirmishes
  • Ogun, less benign
  • Uncivil wars: the third force and the midwest incursion
  • A moment of truth-and the lies of history
  • The conquest of civilian pride
  • Interlude to a friendship
  • Dining with the devil-and an avatar
  • Olori-Kunkun and Ori Olokun
  • The "Evil genius"
  • A pen coalition
  • Dinner with an Avatar
  • All the world
  • Tonight we improvise
  • From ghetto to Garrison
  • Bernard Shaw was right!
  • How the news came to me
  • Thorns in the crown
  • To Stockholm and back
  • Three lost years
  • Nation and exile
  • The road to exile
  • By the water of Babylon
  • Diplomatic recruit
  • Requiem for an ecowarrior
  • Arms and the man
  • A final mission
  • Homecoming
  • An interim welcome-official
  • Where the earth says welcome!