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Hopes and Impediments

(1989)
Essays
A non fiction book by

 
Chinua Achebe's first novel portrays the collision of African and European cultures in people's lives. Okonkwo, a great man in Igbo traditional society, cannot adapt to the profound changes brought about by British colonial rule. Yet, as in classic tragedy, Okonkwo's downfall results from his own character as well as from external forces.

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Hardback Editions

September 1989 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Hopes & Impediments
Author(s): Chinua Achebe
ISBN: 0-385-24730-3 / 978-0-385-24730-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Paperback Editions

December 1998 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Hopes and Impediments: Essays
Author(s): Chinua Achebe
ISBN: 0-435-91000-0 / 978-0-435-91000-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Heinemann
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September 1990 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Hopes and Impediments: Selected Essays
Author(s): Chinua Achebe
ISBN: 0-385-41479-X / 978-0-385-41479-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anchor
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Kindle Editions

February 2012 : USA Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Hopes and Impediments: Selected Essays
Author(s): Chinua Achebe
Publisher: Penguin Books
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