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Nigeria's Outspoken Writer Chinua Achebe Dies At 82

NPR | March 22, 2013 7:55 a.m. | Updated: March 22, 2013 9:12 a.m.

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Ofeibea Quist-Arcton, Steve Inskeep

Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe, who played a critical role in establishing post-colonial African literature, has died. The author of Things Fall Apart was 82.

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