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A Man of the People Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 13 Summary

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Chapter 13 Summary

Two nights later, the town crier announces the elders have decided every man, woman, and child must vote for Nanga; no other candidate exists. Afternoon radio announces the same thing in four languages. Odili cannot blame his village for looking after its economic interests. Two days after the about-face, much of the pipe is returned, although some is diverted to neighboring Ichida as a promise it will receive water. Nanga kills two birds with one stone. Couple promises to refund the tax levy if father dissociates himself from his son and the CPC. Odili imagines his father driving the messenger away, but he believes he should have signed the paper. Odili realizes he has never been close enough to his father to understand him.

Curiosity, perhaps, draws Odili incognito to Nanga's inaugural campaign meeting. Edna sits beside the chief, looking again like a convent girl, and Mrs...

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