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A grain of wheat.

Ngugi wa Thiong"o

A grain of wheat.

by Ngugi wa Thiong"o

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya
    • Subjects:
    • Kenya -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Published under the author"s earlier name: James Ngugi.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ4.N5688 Gr, PR9381.9.N45 Gr
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 280 p.
      Number of Pages280
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5579282M
      LC Control Number67092814

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