The Up-Country Man - A personal account of the first one hundred days inside secessionist Biafra

  • Title: The Up-Country Man - A personal account of the first one hundred days inside secessionist Biafra
  • Author: Kenneth C. Ryeland
  • ISBN: 9781471790201
  • Page: 208
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Up Country Man A personal account of the first one hundred days inside secessionist Biafra In April a young British engineer arrives in Nigeria to take up his new job The country is seven years into a volatile independence and Ken Ryeland struggles to come to terms with the culture sh
    In April 1967, a young British engineer arrives in Nigeria to take up his new job The country is seven years into a volatile independence and Ken Ryeland struggles to come to terms with the culture shock and the endemic tribalism that pervades every level of society On being transferred to Enugu, capital of the troubled Eastern Region, he is further challenged when the RIn April 1967, a young British engineer arrives in Nigeria to take up his new job The country is seven years into a volatile independence and Ken Ryeland struggles to come to terms with the culture shock and the endemic tribalism that pervades every level of society On being transferred to Enugu, capital of the troubled Eastern Region, he is further challenged when the Regional Military Government rebels against the Federal Military Government in Lagos An act of secession quickly follows and the short lived Republic of Biafra is born Almost immediately the new republic is plunged into a bloody and bitter war of survival with the Lagos Government and Ryeland finds himself trapped in the rebel enclave as Federal troops close in for the kill The Up Country Man is a personal account of the events leading to secession and the conditions inside Biafra during the early days of the Nigerian civil war.

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    About Kenneth C. Ryeland


    1. After 20 years working in Africa, the Far East and the Middle East, the author returned to the UK and occupied various senior engineering posts within the motor and insurance industries before retiring in 2004 He is a widower, has three grown children and likes gardening, cross country walking, classic British motorcycles and fine red wines.


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    1. A word of warning to those who may find interest in reading this book, if you are easily offended by non political correctness then you may want to think twice. However, if you are like me and prefer the truth told to you undiluted then this will be an interesting read. This book gives a better understanding of the trials and tribulations of Nigeria through the eyes of a white male (harsh I know but again the truth). Knowing this was written from a non-native's perspective, I knew to discount th [...]

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