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One Day I Will Write About This Place: A Memoir
by Binyavanga Wainaina

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List Price: $16.00
Format: Paperback, 272 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9781555976248
Imprint: Graywolf Press
Publisher: Graywolf Press
Parent Company: Graywolf Press
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“A Kenyan Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man… suffused by a love affair with language.”—Publishers Weekly, Top Ten Books of 2011

In this vivid and compelling memoir, Binyavanga Wainaina tumbles through his middle-class Kenyan childhood out of kilter with the world around him. In One Day I Will Write About This Place, named a 2011 New York Times notable book, Wainaina brilliantly evokes family, tribe, and nationhood in joyous, ecstatic language.



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