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The Joys of Motherhood

The Joys of Motherhood

ISBN: 0807609501

Title: The Joys of Motherhood

Author: Buchi Emecheta

KDL Description:


The immense cultural changes in Nigerian life from the 1930s-1960s are portrayed through the experiences of Nnu Ego, an Ibo woman whose identity is bound up in providing for her children, but whose children choose a more modern lifethan she is prepared for.

Amazon Description:

“A rich, multilayered work of fiction, full of drama and written with deceptive simplicity.”—Essence

Nnu Ego, a hard-working, optimistic Ibo woman, remains fiercely determined to save her children from the devastation of war, the erosion of village life, and the breakdown of tradition.