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BOOKS At 50 Years Old, A Classic Still Packs a Punch Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe (Anchor Books, $10.95) Irving Howe, the noted social and literary critic, once commented about Richard Wright's first novel, "the day Native Son appeared, American culture was changed forever." A comparable claim can be made for Chinua Achebe's debut, Things Fall Apart - a novel that has left its indelible imprint upon the way successive generations of readers have come to apprehend a key moment in African history.

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