Life turns man up and down : high life, useful advice, and mad English : African market literature

Title
Life turns man up and down : high life, useful advice, and mad English : African market literature / selected and introduced by Kurt Thometz.
Publication
New York : Pantheon Books, ©2001.
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Additional Authors
Thometz, Kurt.
Description
xliv, 356 pages : illustrations; 22 cm
Genre/Form
  • Facsimiles.
  • Literary collections.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Additional Formats (note)
  • Also issued online.
Contents
High life, useful advice, and mad English -- Rosemary and the taxi driver / Miller O. Albert -- Man has no rest in his life / Okenwa Olisah -- Beware and be wise / Olusola -- No condition is permanent / The master of life (Okenwa Olisah) -- Money hard to get but easy to spend / Okenwa Olisah -- Lack of money is not lack of sense / Felix N. Stephen -- Miss Comfort's heart cries for Tonny's love / Cyril Nwakuna Aririguzo -- Drunkards believe bar as heaven / Sunday Okenwa Olisah -- Beware of harlots and many friends / J. Nnadozie -- How to avoid corner corner love and win good love from girls / Thomas O. Iguh -- Why harlots hate married men and love bachelors / C.N.O. Moneyhard -- Mabel the sweet honey that poured away / Speedy Eric -- How to write famous love letters, love stories, and make friend with girls / N.O. Njoku -- Saturday night disappointment / Miller O. Olbert -- Adventures of the four stars / J.A. Okeke Anyichie -- The statements of Hitler before the world war / Sunday Okenwa Olisah -- The life story and death of John Kennedy / Wildred Onwuka -- What is life? / Frank E. Odili -- Afterword.
Call Number
Sc D 01-2347
ISBN
  • 0679450211
  • 9780679450214
LCCN
2001021340
Title
Life turns man up and down : high life, useful advice, and mad English : African market literature / selected and introduced by Kurt Thometz.
Imprint
New York : Pantheon Books, ©2001.
Edition
1st ed.
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
Additional Formats
Also issued online.
Summary
"An anthology that brings together examples of once wildly popular but long out-of-print African market literature never intended as art: irresistibly charming, brief literary anomalies in all genres, written for entertainment, instruction, and moral guidance."--Jacket.
Local Note
Schomburg copy with dust jacket.
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Thometz, Kurt.
Research Call Number
Sc D 01-2347
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