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  • ISBN13:

    9781619020078

  • ISBN10:

    1619020076

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/21/2012
  • Publisher: Soft Skull Press
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Summary

While still baffled by the country's idiosyncrasies, she discovers it is far more beautiful and varied than she had every imagined. Book jacket.

Author Biography

Noo Saro-Wiwa was born in Nigeria in 1976 and raised in England. She attended King’s College London and Columbia University in New York. She currently lives in London.

Table of Contents

Prologuep. 1
Lagos
Centre of Excellencep. 11
Oil and People on Waterp. 37
Total Formula for Victory Over the Hardships of Lifep. 58
Ibadan
Under the Light of Fading Starsp. 84
Transwonderlandp. 98
Abuja
In the Chop Housep. 110
Spiderman, Rock Stars and Gigolosp. 126
Kano
Straddling Modernity's Kofarp. 140
Nguru and Yankari
Where are those Stupid Animals?p. 163
Jos
Hidden Legaciesp. 182
Maiduguri and Sukur
Kingdom of Heavenp. 193
Calabar
Masquerade Mischiefp. 206
Cross River State
Spiling Nature's Spoilsp. 232
Benin
Behind the Maskp. 246
Port Harcourt
Tending the Backyardp. 270
Lagos
Truth and Reconciliationp. 297
Epiloguep. 306
Acknowledgementsp. 310
Sourcesp. 311
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