Never Look An American In The Eye

by Okey Ndibe
Never Look An American In The Eye

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This memoir relates Okey Ndibe's move from Nigeria to America, where he came to edit the influential - but forever teetering on the verge of insolvency - African Commentary magazine. Recounting stories of Ndibe's relationships with Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka, and other literary figures; examining differences between Nigerian and American etiquette and politics; exposing racial profiling; considering American stereotypes about Africa (and vice-versa); and juxtaposing African folk tales with Wall Street trickery.
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This memoir relates Okey Ndibe's move from Nigeria to America, where he came to edit the influential - but forever teetering on the verge of insolvency - African Commentary magazine. Recounting stories of Ndibe's relationships with Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka, and other literary figures; examining differences between Nigerian and American etiquette and politics; exposing racial profiling; considering American stereotypes about Africa (and vice-versa); and juxtaposing African folk tales with Wall Street trickery.

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