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Joys of Motherhood, The, Revised Edition (Aws African Writers)

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About the Author

Buchi Emecheta, born in Lagos in Nigeria, won a scholarship to the Methodist Girls' High School, but by the time she was seventeen she had left school, married and had a child.  She accompanied her husband to London where, at 22, she left him, and took an honours degree in Sociology while supporting her five children and writing in the early morning.

She haw written sevearl books including, In The Ditch, Second-Class Citizen, The Bride Price, The Slave Girl, which was awarded the Jock Campbell Award, The Joys of Motherhood, Destination Biafra, Naira Power, Double Yoke, Gwendolen, The Rape of Shavi and Kehinde, as well as a number of children's books and a play, A Kind of Marriage produced on BBC television. Her autobiography, Head Above Water, appeared in 1986 to much acclaim.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780435913540
Author:
Emecheta, Buchi
Publisher:
Heinemann Educational Books
Introduction by:
Boehmer, Elleke
Introduction:
Boehmer, Elleke
Author:
Emechta, Buchi
Subject:
Motherhood
Subject:
Nigeria
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
Motherhood
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
AWS African Writers Series
Publication Date:
August 2008
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.8 x 5.1 x 0.7 in 227 gr

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