Author of Omenuko: A Biography
The Author of Omenuko is a biography about Pita Nwana, the author of the first Igbo novel Omenuko , a special man among men, a man who trusted his personal god and did a special work for the public without receiving any money.
"In learning about a language one also learns about the culture that produced it--the beliefs, traditions, habits, attitudes, ways of making a living, interpretations of natural surroundings, ideas about marriage, children, etc. I discovered that my Eurocentric education had left me sadly ignorant about Africa, so I began to educate myself by reading books by African writers. "Things Fall Apart," by Chinua Achebe, had a great impact on me.I developed a desire to see for myself this milieu that was clearly so different from my own."