The Slave Girl

The Slave Girl

by Buchi Emecheta
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0807609528

ISBN-13: 9780807609521

Pub. Date: 05/28/1980

Publisher: Braziller, George Inc.

"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

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"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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807609521
Publisher:
Braziller, George Inc.
Publication date:
05/28/1980
Pages:
180
Sales rank:
745,314
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile:
1060L (what's this?)

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