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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 "AkeĢ" 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!