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On Black Sisters Street: A Novel

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Working as prostitutes in Antwerp's red-light district, four African women are shattered by the murder of one of their number and are brought closer together by the personal histories that they previously hid from one another. 25,000 first printing.

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\Chika Unigwe was born in Nigeria and now lives in Belgium with her husband and four children. She was a 2008 UNESCO-Aschberg fellow and a 2009 Rockefeller Foundation fellow (at the Bellagio Center), and she holds a Ph.D. from the University of Leiden. She is the recipient of several awards for her writing, including first prize in the 2003 BBC Short Story Competition and a Commonwealth Short Story Competition award. In 2004 she was shortlisted for the Caine prize for African Writing. Her stories have been on BBC World Service and Radio Nigeria. Her first novel, De Feniks, was published in Dutch in 2005.

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ISBN:
9780679604464
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
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Author:
Unigwe, Chika
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Publication Date:
20110426
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
272

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