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London: Allen and Unwin, 1965. Hardcover. 202p., preface, foreword, errata page tipped-in, very good first edition in cloth boards and lightly-worn unclipped dj. Semi-biographical debut novel by the author from Ghana; "deals with the life of that unusual creation of the European missionaries in Africa --the Catechist-- a Minister's helper...
Greenfield Center, NY: Greenfield Review Press, 1973. Pamphlet. 47p., staplebound booklet, very good. Poems by the Ghanaian author, then living in the United States, "who held degrees from the University of London and SUNY where he obtained a PhD in Comparative Literature." The author was killed in the 2013 attack...
Aboso: Benibengor Book Agency, 1961. Paperback. 130p., 5x7.25 inches, author's note, foreword, lightly-worn and soiled first edition paperback in plain green printed wraps. Poetry collection by the Father of Ghanaian popular writing, a journalist, playwright, novelist and poet. He was first published in the 1940s and wrote a bio of Nkrumah.
Los Angeles: UCLA, 1977. Paperback. xvi, 230p., nice softbound, an 11x8.5 inch paperback with a wraparound color-photo image (a "concrete military shrine"). Head of spine and adjacent upper margin have a small wavy splash stain, first blank bears tiny ownership initials in pencil, quite presentable despite the splash, a very...
London: Heinemann, 1980. Paperback. xiii, 113p., preface, consideration of five novels, conclusion, bibliography, index, very good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps. Studies in African Literature. West African writer who studied at Harvard, translated for Révolution Africaine and taught at University of Wisconsin.
Bloomington: AuthorHouse, 2006. xi, 214p., previous owner's pen note on f.e.p., first wraps printing. Dual autobiography, a Ghanese immigrant economist and his American wife a nurse; they raised two boys and reside in New York City. Kwame in particular is drawn to the disparity of treatment in the US (by.....