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Author Nwakanma, Obi.

Title Christopher Okigbo, 1930-67 : thirsting for sunlight / Obi Nwakanma
Published Woodbridge, Suffolk ; Rochester, NY : James Currey ; Ibadan, Nigeria : HEBN, ©2010

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Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 276 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents River goddess, his mother's death & a headmaster father : Ojoto 1930-45 -- Sportsman, actor & "effortless genius" : Umuahia 1945-50 -- Cricket, classics, politics & urbane dissipation : Ibadan 1950-56 -- Colonial civil servant, covert businessman & bankrupt : Lagos 1956-58 -- Poetry gives purpose to his voice : Fiditi 1958-60 -- Librarian ravenous for literature & women / Nsukka 1960-62 -- Gentleman, poet & publisher / Cambridge House, Ibadan 1962-66 -- Aftermath of a coup, running arms & advancing to death : Biafra 1966-67
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Okigbo, Christopher, 1932-1967.
Okigbo, Christopher, 1932-1967
Okigbo, Christopher.
Poets, Nigerian -- 20th century -- Biography
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Literary.
POETRY -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Poets, Nigerian
Genre/Form Biographies
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781846157981
1846157986
Other Titles Thirsting for sunlight