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The forger's tale [electronic resource] : the search for Odeziaku / Stephanie Newell.

Author:
Newell, Stephanie, 1968- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2006.
Description:
1 online resource (xii, 233 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series:
New African histories series. [More in this series]
Summary note:
Between 1905 and 1939 a conspicuously tall white man with a shock of red hair, dressed in a silk shirt and white linen trousers, could be seen on the streets of Onitsha, in Eastern Nigeria. How was it possible for an unconventional, boy-loving Englishman to gain a social status among the local populace enjoyed by few other Europeans in colonial West Africa? In The Forger''s Tale: The Search for Odeziaku Stephanie Newell charts the story of the English novelist and poet John Moray Stuart-Young (1881-1939) as he traveled from the slums of Manchester to West Africa in order to escape the hom.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-226) and index.
Source of description:
Print version record.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
  • History
  • Biography.
ISBN:
  • 9780821442302 ((electronic bk.))
  • 0821442309 ((electronic bk.))
  • ((hardcover ; : acid-free paper))
  • ((pbk. ; : acid-free paper))
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