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A Man of the People Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 10 Summary

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Chapter 10 Summary

After the accident, Odili cannot speak what he has in mind, but decides to join Edna in helping Mrs. Nanga on Christmas morning. Odili is met by an obnoxious young man reeking of alcohol, who claims to be Nanga's brother, not a VIP but a PIV, a "poor innocent victim." Mrs. Nanga assures him he may share his brother's home, a modern four-story structure going up beside the present house, built by the European building firm of Antonio & Sons that has recently received a massive contract to build the National Academy of Arts and Sciences. It will later come out that the house is a bribe. Odili watches masked dances for 2 hours before Edna arrives. Mrs. Nanga has Edna fetch Odili a beer on the VIP sun porch. Odili knows this is not the place, but he declares directly: Edna must not make the mistake of marrying...

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