Things Fall Apart
By Chinua Achebe
(Anchor Books, Paperback, 9780385474542, 224pp.)
Publication Date: September 1, 1994
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Chinua Achebe, widely considered the grandfather of modern African literature, has died at the age of 82. His popular book, Things Fall Apart, tackled the effect of colonialism on Africa, and has sold more than 10 million copies. Host Michel Martin is joined by NPR Africa Correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton to look back on his life and work. More at NPR.org
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