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The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born is the debut novel by Ghanaian writer Ayi Kwei was published in 1968 by Houghton Mifflin, and then republished in the influential Heinemann African Writers Series in 1969. The novel tells the story of a nameless man who struggles to reconcile himself with the reality of post- independence Ghana. Ayi Kwei Armah ( born 28 October 1939) is a Ghanaian writer best known for his novels including The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born ( 1968), Two Thousand Seasons ( 1973) and The Healers ( 1979).
He is also an essayist, as well as having written poetry, short stories, and books for children. Harry Mazer' s A Boy at War, published in, recounts the experiences of fourteen- year- old Adam Pelko.