Achebe

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A·che·be

 (ä-chā′bā), Chinua 1930-2013.
Nigerian writer whose works, including the novel Things Fall Apart (1958), describe traditional African life in conflict with colonial rule and westernization.
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Achebe

(əˈtʃeɪbɪ)
n
(Biography) Chinua. 1930–2013, Nigerian novelist. His works include Things Fall Apart (1958), A Man of the People (1966), and Anthills of the Savannah (1987)
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A•che•be

(ɑˈtʃeɪ beɪ)

n.
Chinua, born 1930, Nigerian writer.
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Achebe, Chinua. "An Image of Africa." The Bedford Anthology of W odd Literature.
Achebe, Chinua. The Education of a British-Protected Child: Essays.