Item description for An Adventure to Juju Island by Gabriel Okara...
Set in the rural life of the people of Rivers State, Nigeria, this adventure tale from a major African writer follows two young people on Juju Island. There they discover the hideous activities of Indian hemp smugglers, and the smugglers are caught after the boys go to the police. A moral is woven into the adventure.
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Studio: Heinemann Ed. Books (Nigeria)
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.99" Width: 5" Height: 0.12" Weight: 0.16 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 1996
Publisher Heinemann Ed. Books (Nigeria)
ISBN 978129907X ISBN13 9789781299070
Availability 0 units.
More About Gabriel Okara
Gabriel Okara was born at Bumoundi, Bayelsa State, in the Niger Delta in 1921 and educated at Government College Umuahia in Nigeria and Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. He worked as a bookbinder and printer for Federal Government Press at Lagos, served as the director of cultural and information services for the short-lived Republic of Biafra, and was the general manager of the Rivers State newspaper and broadcasting corporations. He is an honorary member of the Pan-African Writers' Association, a fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Letters, and is currently writer in residence at the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.
Brenda Marie Osbey is a poet and essayist. Her most recent volumes are History and Other Poems and All Souls: Essential Poems. A native of New Orleans, she is poet laureate emerita of Louisiana and distinguished visiting professor of Africana Studies at Brown University.
Gabriel Okara was born in 1921.
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