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3 edition of People of the city. found in the catalog.

People of the city.

Ekwensi, Cyprian.

People of the city.

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Published by Heinemann Educational Books in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesAfrican writers series -- 5
The Physical Object
Pagination156 p.
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13581083M
OCLC/WorldCa365205

People of the City, Ekwensi’s early masterpiece, is the tale of Amusa Sango, a young man who travels from the country to a great and crazy city that is not named but might well be taken for Lagos, where he means to make a career as a crime reporter while leading a dance band whose calypsos and konkomas “delight the heart of city women.”. About The City of Ember Complete Series. With more than million copies sold, the City of Ember books are modern-day classics. Lina and Doon’s heart-pounding journey to save their people has captivated readers around the world, and the four adventures are bound together here for the very first time!


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