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IN THE SHADOW OF A SAINT, Wiwa, Ken
Author Name:    Wiwa, Ken

Title:   IN THE SHADOW OF A SAINT

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   Fine in Fine dust jacket

Edition:   First Edition

Publisher:    Alfred A. Knopf 2000

ISBN Number:   0676971733 / 9780676971736

Seller ID:   10518

HC/DJ - fine. Excellent condition, clean and unmarked, light scuffing to jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; "In late 1995, the little-known Ogoni region in Nigeria became a fable for our times. Ken Saro-Wiwa, a renowned poet and environmentalist, was campaigning to protect his Ogoni people against the encroachments of Shell Oil and a brutal dictatorship. He was imprisoned, tortured, brought to trial on trumped-up charges, and executed. At the heart of the public campaign to save Ken Saro-Wiwa was another Ken Wiwa - the author's son - who travelled the world lobbying world leaders and mobilizing public opinion, so that his father was recognized as a hero and a symbol of the struggle for environmental justice. The Saro-Wiwa name became global currency for righteousness. Ken Wiwa has embarked on a book that tells the story..." [477]

Biography Ogoni People Nigeria Nigerian History



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