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The Slave Girl

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Publisher Comments:

follows the fortunes of Ogbanje Ojebeta, a Nigerian woman who is sold into slavery in her own land after disease and tragedy leave her orphaned as a child. In her fellow slaves, she finds a surrogate family that clings together under the unbending will of their master. As Ogbanje Ojebeta becomes a woman and discovers her need for home and family, and for freedom and identity, she realizes that she must ultimately choose her own destiny.

Synopsis:

"Her graphically detailed pictures of tribal life make the novel memorable."--

About the Author

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:
9780807609521
Author:
Emecheta, Buchi
Publisher:
George Braziller
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
Social conditions
Subject:
Nigeria
Subject:
Women slaves
Subject:
Nigeria Social conditions Fiction.
Subject:
Bildungsromane.
Subject:
Slavery -- Fiction.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Series Volume:
8441
Publication Date:
19800517
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
180
Dimensions:
8.23x5.45x.59 in. .56 lbs.

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