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

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Odili’s village announces it is totally in support of Chief Nanga, and some of the materials for the new water system are returned to the village. An official approaches Odili’s father and asks him to sign a paper stating the launching of Odili’s campaign happened without his knowledge. To Odili’s surprise, his father refuses to sign, even though he will have to pay additional taxes as a consequence. Odili questions whether he has been fair in condemning his father in the past.

Odili, wearing a disguise, goes to the big event designed to kick off Chief Nanga’s campaign. There is a huge mob there, but someone recognizes Odili and he is pushed forward to the stage, where Chief Nanga ridicules him and Odili is badly beaten by Nanga’s supporters. The only one who comes to his defense is Edna. Odili spends several...

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