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7:57 am
Sat March 23, 2013

Nigeria Mourns The Loss Of Chinua Achebe

Originally published on Sat March 23, 2013 8:13 am

Award-winning author Chinua Achebe, sometimes described as the grandfather of modern African literature, died this week at age 82. Host Scott Simon speaks with NPR's Ofeibea Quist-Arcton in Lagos, Nigeria.