"Her graphically detailed pictures of tribal life make the novel memorable."—Chicago TribuneThe Slave Girl
follows the fortunes of Ogbanje Ojebeta, a Nigerian woman who is sold into slavery in her own land after disease and tragedy leave her orphaned as a child. In her fellow slaves, she finds a surrogate family that clings together under the unbending will of their master. As Ogbanje Ojebeta becomes a woman and discovers her need for home and family, and for freedom and identity, she realizes that she must ultimately choose her own destiny.
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Published November 8, 2011
by George Braziller Inc..
History, Literature & Fiction.