Nervous Conditions [Import] by Tsitsi Dangarembga

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Winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize!

Dangaremba s acclaimed first novel tells of the coming-of-age of Tambu, and through her, also offers a profound portrait of African society. In awarding Nervous Conditions the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Africa in 1989, the judges described the book as a beautiful and sensitive exploration of the plight and struggle of an African people.... A distinguishing feature of this work is its courageous honesty and devastating understatement.

About Tsitsi Dangarembga

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Dangarembga studies medicine and psychology before turning to writing.
Published January 1, 1988 by Zimbabwe Pub. House. 204 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, History, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Action & Adventure, Education & Reference. Fiction

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Tambu, an adolescent living in colonial Rhodesia of the '60s, seizes the opportunity to leave her rural community to study at the missionary school run by her wealthy, British-educated uncle. With an

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