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The Resource Birth of a dream weaver : a writer's awakening, Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo

Birth of a dream weaver : a writer's awakening, Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo

Label
Birth of a dream weaver : a writer's awakening
Title
Birth of a dream weaver
Title remainder
a writer's awakening
Statement of responsibility
Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo
Title variation
Birth of a dream weaver
Title variation remainder
a writers awakening
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Birth of a Dream Weaver charts the very beginnings of a writers creative output. In this wonderful memoir, internationally renowned Kenyan writer and author of the now-classic Wizard and the Crow, Ngugi wa Thiong'o recounts the four years he spent in Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda--threshold years where he found his voice as a playwright, journalist, and novelist, just as Uganda, Kenya, Congo, and other countries were in the final throes of their independence struggles,"--NoveList
Summary
Birth of a Dream Weaver charts the very beginnings of a writer’s creative output. In this wonderful memoir, internationally renowned Kenyan writer and author of the now-classic Wizard and the Crow, Ngugi wa Thiong’o recounts the four years he spent in Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda—threshold years where he found his voice as a playwright, journalist, and novelist, just as Uganda, Kenya, Congo, and other countries were in the final throes of their independence struggles
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10534381
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo
Dewey number
  • 828/.91403
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo
  • Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo
  • Authors, Kenyan
  • Authors, Kenyan
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a writer's awakening
Label
Birth of a dream weaver : a writer's awakening, Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- The wound in the heart -- A wounded land -- Reds and blacks -- Benzes, sneakers, frisbees, and flags -- Penpoints and fig trees -- Writing for the money of it -- Black dolls and black masks -- Transition and that letter from Paris -- Boxers and black hermits -- Pages, stages, spaces -- Coal, rubber, silver, gold, and new flags -- Working for the nation -- Notes and notebooks -- A hell of a paradise
Control code
ocn953823528
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
238 pages
Isbn
9781620972403
Lccn
2016018959
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)953823528
Label
Birth of a dream weaver : a writer's awakening, Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- The wound in the heart -- A wounded land -- Reds and blacks -- Benzes, sneakers, frisbees, and flags -- Penpoints and fig trees -- Writing for the money of it -- Black dolls and black masks -- Transition and that letter from Paris -- Boxers and black hermits -- Pages, stages, spaces -- Coal, rubber, silver, gold, and new flags -- Working for the nation -- Notes and notebooks -- A hell of a paradise
Control code
ocn953823528
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
238 pages
Isbn
9781620972403
Lccn
2016018959
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)953823528

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