Second Class Citizen by Buchi Emecheta

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"One of the most informative books about contemporary African life that I have read."—Alice Walker.

A poignant story of a resourceful Nigerian woman who overcomes strict
tribal domination of women and countless setbacks to achieve an
independent life for herself and her children.
 

About Buchi Emecheta

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Born of Ibo parents in Nigeria, Buchi Emecheta is widely known for her multilayered stories of black women struggling to maintain their identity and construct viable lives for themselves and their families. She writes, according to The New York Times, with "subtlety, power, and abundant compassion." Her numerous novels include The Slave Girl, The Family, Bride Price, and The Joys of Motherhood.
 
Published December 23, 2010 by George Braziller Inc.. 174 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference, Children's Books. Fiction

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Third class, really, since Adah Obi is both a black and a woman.

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