I Speak of Ghana

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I Speak of Ghana is an honest journey of deft oration replete with the sounds, smells, sights, frustrations, triumphs and the mundane – everything that makes the Ghanaian experience finds its way into this book. Nana Awere Damoah performs an insightful examination of the heart of the matter. Narrated with humor, the book is Nana’s eloquence at its best. More

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Words: 35,870
Language: English
ISBN: 9781301558063
About Nana Awere Damoah

Nana Awere Damoah was born in Accra, Ghana. He holds a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Nottingham, UK, a Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana. Nana spent all his secondary or high school years at Ghana National College, Cape Coast, Ghana and speaks fondly of growing up in the suburb of Kotobabi, in the Ghanaian capital, where he started his education at the local Providence Preparatory School.

A British Council Chevening alumnus, Nana works with PZ Wilmar in Lagos, Nigeria. He is an associate of Joyful Way Incorporated, a Christian Music Ministry in Ghana, where he was the group’s National President from 2002 to 2004.

Nana started writing seriously in 1993 when he was in the sixth form and has had a number of his short stories published in the Mirror and the Spectator. In 1997, he won the first prize in the Step Magazine National Story Writing Competition. His writing has appeared in StoryTime ezine, Legon Business Journal, Sentinel Nigeria Magazine and the anthology African Roar (StoryTime Publishing, 2010).

He is the author of three non-fiction books: Through the Gates of Thought (2010), Excursions in my Mind (2008) and I Speak of Ghana (2013) and one fiction book, Tales from Different Tails. He keeps a personal blog at www.nanadamoah.com, is the creator and editor of StoryLoom and Ghanamanisms (www.storyloom.wordpress.com and www.ghanamanisms.wordpress.com dedicated to Ghanaian fiction and non-fiction respectively) and is a columnist of Business and Financial Times newspaper.

He is married to Vivian. The couple and their children, Nana Kwame Bassanyin, Nana Yaw Appiah, and Maame Esi Akoah, are based in Tema, Ghana.

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Review by: Enoch A. Anti on Dec. 17, 2013 :
So enlightening...Like a mirror, I see my “Ghanaianess“ in I Speak of Ghana and I will definitely work on myself to see desirable changes in my life. A great work by all standards: A single book that covers all genre of writing; this is unprecedented!
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Doozie Pascal on Sep. 04, 2013 : (no rating)
Nana, I am Enjoying this especially as my first attempt at reading an E book...
Thanks and Keep exercising your wrist...
(reviewed the day of purchase)

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