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The Resource My first coup d'etat and other true stories from the lost decades of Africa, John Dramani Mahama

My first coup d'etat and other true stories from the lost decades of Africa, John Dramani Mahama

Label
My first coup d'etat and other true stories from the lost decades of Africa
Title
My first coup d'etat and other true stories from the lost decades of Africa
Statement of responsibility
John Dramani Mahama
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set against a backdrop of post-colonial Africa, the vice president of Ghana recounts how he became involved in the nation's political turmoil when his minister-of-state father disappeared during a coup and was imprisoned for over a year
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mahama, John Dramani
Dewey number
  • 966.705/4092
  • B
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
DT512.3.M35
LC item number
A3 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mahama, John Dramani
  • Ghana
  • Ghana
  • Vice-Presidents
  • Ghana
Label
My first coup d'etat and other true stories from the lost decades of Africa, John Dramani Mahama
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the lost decades of Africa -- My first coup d'etat -- The district commissioner's hat -- Of silence and solidarity -- Wild lions and little boys with catapults -- Full moon dance -- How I got my Christian name -- Sankofa -- Teenagers in Tamale -- Frozen fire -- Praise for the powerful -- Union government -- Truth stands -- Perilous crossings -- Ghana must go -- Providence -- Tovarisch -- Coda : return of hope -- Anaa?
Control code
1374793
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition
Extent
318 pages
Isbn
9781608198597
Lccn
2011053052
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1374793
  • (OCoLC)759174606
Label
My first coup d'etat and other true stories from the lost decades of Africa, John Dramani Mahama
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the lost decades of Africa -- My first coup d'etat -- The district commissioner's hat -- Of silence and solidarity -- Wild lions and little boys with catapults -- Full moon dance -- How I got my Christian name -- Sankofa -- Teenagers in Tamale -- Frozen fire -- Praise for the powerful -- Union government -- Truth stands -- Perilous crossings -- Ghana must go -- Providence -- Tovarisch -- Coda : return of hope -- Anaa?
Control code
1374793
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition
Extent
318 pages
Isbn
9781608198597
Lccn
2011053052
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1374793
  • (OCoLC)759174606

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