A Squatter's Tale

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A Squatter's Tale is a 1997 novel by Nigerian author Ike Oguine.[1] The novel focuses on the experience of African immigrants to the United States,[1] and the challenges faced in the contemporary African diaspora.[2] Other themes include discussion of African economic policies.[3]

The novel received the 1997 Association of Nigerian Authors award for fiction.[3] The novel was published as part of the African Writers Series in 2000.[4]

Further reading[edit]

  • Wilson-Tagoe, Nana (2006). "Re-Thinking Nation & Narrative in a Global Era: Recent African Writing". New Directions in African Literature: A Review. James Currey Publishers. pp. 94–106. ISBN 9780852555705.


  1. ^ a b Okonkwo, Christopher (2009). "'Coming to America': Ike Oguine's A Squatter's Tale & the Nigerian/African Immigrant's Narrative". In Emenyonu, Ernest N. (ed.). New Novels in African Literature Today. Boydell & Brewer. pp. 130–144. ISBN 9781846156892 – via Cambridge Core.
  2. ^ Nyitse, L. M.; Iorhii, J. A. (2012-01-01). "Nigerian Literature, Nationalism and the Experience of the African Diaspora: an Appraisal of Ike Oguine's A Squatter's Tale". AFRREV IJAH: An International Journal of Arts and Humanities. 1 (4): 1–12. ISSN 2227-5452.
  3. ^ a b "Oguine, Novelist, Is Nigeria's Top Petroleum Lawyer - Africa Oil+Gas Report". africaoilgasreport.com. Retrieved 2018-02-07.
  4. ^ "A squatter's tale in SearchWorks catalog". searchworks.stanford.edu. Retrieved 2018-02-07.