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Sierra Leonean Literature

Butscher, Michael, ed. Book of Voices: In Support of Sierra Leone PEN. Birmingham: Flame, 2005. PR9085 .B66 2005

Cheney-Coker, Syl. ""Looking for the Spirit at Night." A New Book of African Verse. Ed. Reed, John and Clive Wake. London: Heinemann, 1984. 15.
PR9346 .N49 1984

Conteh, J. Sorie. The Diamonds. New York: Lekon New Dimensions, 2001. PZ4.C66774 Di 2001

Forna, Aminatta. Ancestor Stones: A Novel. New York: Grove, 2006.
PZ4.F6745 An 2006

Greene, Graham. The Heart of the Matter. London: Heinemann and The Bodley Head, 1971. PZ3.G8319 He2 1971

---. The Heart of the Matter. New York: Viking, 1948. PZ3.G8319 He2

Iweala, Uzodinma. Beasts of No Nation: A Novel. New York: HarperCollins, 2005. PZ4.I92 Be 2005

Jackson, Michael. Allegories of the Wilderness: Ethics and Ambiguity in Kuranko Narratives African Systems of Thought. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1982. GR352.32.K87 J3 1982
An interpretative study of 230 Kuranko narratives, recorded between 1969 and 1979 in northern Sierra Leone

---. Barawa and the Ways Birds Fly in the Sky: An Ethnographic Novel Smithsonian Series in Ethnographic Inquiry. Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1986. GN655.S5 J33 1986

Jarrett-Macauley, Delia. Moses, Citizen & Me. London: Granta, 2005.
PZ4.J3775 Mo 2005.

Kilson, Marion. Royal Antelope and Spider: West African Mende Tales. Cambridge, MA: Press of the Langdon Assoc., 1976. GR352.32.M46 R68 1976

McCauley, William. Need. Sag Harbor: Permanent Press, 2004.
PZ4.M3234 Ne 2004
Nine stories set in Sierra Leone just before the civil war, written by a development worker and novelist.

Nicol, Abioseh. "African Easter" and "the Meaning of Africa"." Poems from Black Africa. Ed. Langston Hughes. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1968. 35-43.
PL 8013 .E5 H8 1966z
Two poems by a Sierra Leonean poet, diplomat and academic professor.