龜 Best new There Was a Country: A Personal History of Biafra 充 ePUB Author Chinua Achebe גּ 龜 Best new There Was a Country: A Personal History of Biafra 充 ePUB Author Chinua Achebe גּ From the legendary author of Things Fall Apart comes a longawaited memoir about coming of age with a fragile new nation, then watching it torn asunder in a tragic civil warThe defining experience of Chinua Achebe s life was the Nigerian civil war, also known as the Biafran War, of 1967 1970 The conflict was infamous for its savage impact on the Biafran people, Chinua Achebe s people, many of whom were starved to death after the Nigerian government blockaded their borders By then, Chinua Achebe was already a world renowned novelist, with a young family to protect He took the Biafran side in the conflict and served his government as a roving cultural ambassador, from which vantage he absorbed the war s full horror Immediately after, Achebe took refuge in an academic post in the United States, and for than forty years he has maintained a considered silence on the events of those terrible years, addressing them only obliquely through his poetry Now, decades in the making, comes a towering reckoning with one of modern Africa s most fateful events, from a writer whose words and courage have left an enduring stamp on world literature Achebe masterfully relates his experience, bothas he lived it and how he has come to understand it He begins his story with Nigeria s birth pangs and the story of his own upbringing as a man and as a writer so that we might come to understand the country s promise, which turned to horror when the hot winds of hatred began to stir To read There Was a Country is to be powerfully reminded that artists have a particular obligation, especially during a time of war All writers, Achebe argues, should be committed writers they should speak for their history, their beliefs, and their people Marrying history and memoir, poetry and prose, There Was a Country is a 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