Fearless, gripping, at once darkly funny and tender, spanning three continents and numerous lives, Americanah is a richly told story set in today’s globalized world.
To most Nigerians who were witnesses to the events that followed the murder of the founder of Nweswatch Magazine, Dele Giwa, via a parcel bomb, Major Debo Bashorun’s name must ring a bell.
Now retired from the Army, the erstwhile Chief Press Secretary to former military dictator, General Ibrahim Babangida (rtd.), has written a new book that seeks to unravel the identities of Giwa’s killers and the circumstances that led to the controversial assassination.
Looking at every aspect of water-going craft and the people who have sailed them – from dugout canoes and the boats of the Ancient Egyptians to battleships and modern cruise liners, Ship is the ultimate guide on maritime history. Covering everything from the endeavors of the great explorers as they mapped the globe to the impact of ships on trade and industry, this is a vast reference, with over 1,500 images, for nautical buffs and curious readers.