- Chin·ua [chin-wah] /ˈtʃɪn wɑ/, 1930–2013, Nigerian novelist.
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- Chinua. 1930–2013, Nigerian novelist. His works include Things Fall Apart (1958), A Man of the People (1966), and Anthills of the Savannah (1987)
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