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Looking for Transwonderland: travels in Nigeria
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Berkeley, CA : Soft Skull Press / Counterpoint : Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2012.
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viii, 309 pages : ill. (front.) ; 23 cm
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Noo Saro-Wiwa was brought up in England, but every summer she was dragged back to visit her father in Nigeria a country she viewed as an annoying parallel universe where she had to relinquish all her creature comforts and sense of individuality. After her father, activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, was killed there, she didnt return for several years. Recently, she decided to come to terms with the country her father gave his life for.

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916.69 S246 2012
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Noo Saro-Wiwa was brought up in England, but every summer she was dragged back to visit her father in Nigeria a country she viewed as an annoying parallel universe where she had to relinquish all her creature comforts and sense of individuality. After her father, activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, was killed there, she didnt return for several years. Recently, she decided to come to terms with the country her father gave his life for.
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[Originally published:,London : Granta, 2012].
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Saro-Wiwa, N. (2012). Looking for Transwonderland: travels in Nigeria. Berkeley, CA: Soft Skull Press / Counterpoint : Distributed by Publishers Group West.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Saro-Wiwa, Noo, 1976-. 2012. Looking for Transwonderland: Travels in Nigeria. Berkeley, CA: Soft Skull Press / Counterpoint : Distributed by Publishers Group West.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Saro-Wiwa, Noo, 1976-, Looking for Transwonderland: Travels in Nigeria. Berkeley, CA: Soft Skull Press / Counterpoint : Distributed by Publishers Group West, 2012.

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Saro-Wiwa, Noo. Looking for Transwonderland: Travels in Nigeria. Berkeley, CA: Soft Skull Press / Counterpoint : Distributed by Publishers Group West, 2012. Print.

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