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Anthills of the Savannah

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Publisher:
Anchor Press/Doubleday,
Pub. Date:
1987.
Language:
English
Description

In the fictional West African nation Kangan, newly independent of British rule, the hopes and dreams of democracy have been quashed by a fierce military dictatorship. Chris Oriko is a member of the cabinet of the president for life, one of his oldest friends. When the president is charged with censoring the oppositionist editor of the state-run newspaper—another childhood friend—Chris's loyalty and ideology are put to the test. The fate of Kangan hangs in the balance as tensions rise and a devious plot is set in motion to silence the firebrand critic.

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ISBN:
9780385260459
9780385016643
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 7.1, 14 Points
Lexile Score:
1030
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