A Is for Africa by Ifeoma Onyefulu

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Penetrating photos depict everyday life in Nigeria and capture the rich diversity of Africa and the warm family ties and traditional village life that are found throughout the vast continent.

 

About Ifeoma Onyefulu

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Photographer/author Ifeoma Onyefulu was born into the Igbo tribe and bought up in eastern Nigeria. She lives in England.
 
Published July 1, 1997 by Perfection Learning. 32 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Education & Reference, Young Adult, Children's Books, History, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Sharp, sun-drenched photos filled with smiles and bright colors create an idealized impression of village life, with little evidence of poverty and only occasional, inadvertent, signs of modern influences--a child wearing a T-shirt, or oil lamps made from recycled milk tins.

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And though her penetrating photos were taken in her native country, she notes that the traditions and spirit she hopes to convey are common to ``all the peoples of this vast, friendly, colorful continent.'' The beautifully composed color photos, arranged alphabetically by subject, feature objects...

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""Beautifully composed"" color photographs provide ""an incisive, sophisticated view of Nigeria's rich heritage,"" said PW.

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