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Born of Ibo parents in Nigeria, Buchi Emecheta is widely known for her multi-layered stories of black women struggling to maintain their identity and construct viable lives for themselves and their families. She writes, according to The New York Times, with "subtlety, power, and abundant compassion". George Braziller is proud to have published nine of Emecheta's novels over the course of twenty-four years.<P>A powerful story of a modern Nigerian girl who rebels against traditional marriage customs.

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A Nigerian girl is allowed to finish her education because a diploma will enhance her bride price, but she then rebels against traditional marriage customs.

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Born of Ibo parents in Nigeria, Buchi Emecheta is widely known for her multilayered stories of black women struggling to maintain their identity and construct viable lives for themselves and their families. She writes, according to The New York Times, with "subtlety, power, and abundant compassion." Her numerous novels include The Slave Girl, The Family, Bride Price, and The Joys of Motherhood.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807609514
Subtitle:
A Novel
Author:
Emecheta, Buchi
Publisher:
George Braziller Inc.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Fiction (fictional works by one author)
Subject:
Other world literature
Subject:
Nigeria
Subject:
Love stories
Subject:
Bride price -- Nigeria -- Fiction.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Series Volume:
8188.
Publication Date:
19800517
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Pages:
168
Dimensions:
8.24x5.46x.55 in. .51 lbs.

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