In what ways does Jonathan begin to rebuild his life after the war in "Civil Peace"?

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The short story "Civil Peace" takes place in the aftermath of the Nigerian civil war that occurred from 1967 to 1970. Jonathan Iwegbu, the main character, is happy to have survived the conflict with his wife and three out of his four children. He does several things to rebuild his life and the lives of his family members.

The first thing Jonathan does is dig up his old bicycle...

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