Reviewed by Nowa Omoigui
Samuel Enadeghe Umweni. 888 Days in Biafra. Iuniverse. 2007, 236 pages.$24.95. ISBN: 0-595-42594-1
Life is full of surprises and irony. When one has never been imprisoned, one tends to take freedom for granted. When the lack of freedom is the result of extrajudicial factors over which one has no control, and is combined with an ever present threat of death without notice, in wartime, in an environment of starvation, it takes on a surreal quality that only one who has experienced it can describe.