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The Joys of Motherhood
by Buchi Emecheta and Stéphane Robolin




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First published in 1979, The Joys of Motherhood is the story of Nnu Ego, a Nigerian woman struggling in a patriarchal society. Unable to conceive in her first marriage, Nnu is banished to Lagos where she succeeds in becoming a mother. Then, against the backdrop of World War II, Nnu must fiercely protect herself and her children when she is abandoned by her husband and her people. Emecheta "writes with subtlety, power, and abundant compassion" (New York Times).

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Overview

First published in 1979, The Joys of Motherhood is the story of Nnu Ego, a Nigerian woman struggling in a patriarchal society. Unable to conceive in her first marriage, Nnu is banished to Lagos where she succeeds in becoming a mother. Then, against the backdrop of World War II, Nnu must fiercely protect herself and her children when she is abandoned by her husband and her people. Emecheta "writes with subtlety, power, and abundant compassion" (New York Times).

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780807616239
  • ISBN-10: 0807616230
  • Publisher: George Braziller
  • Publish Date: August 2013
  • Page Count: 230
  • Dimensions: 8.1 x 5.4 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.6 pounds


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