Joys of Motherhood, The (2nd Edition) (AWS African Writers Series)

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This story of a young mother's struggles in 1950s Lagos is a powerful commentary on polygamy, patriarchy, and women's changing roles in urban Nigeria.

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BUCHI EMECHETA was born in Nigeria and came to England in 1962. Her novels include In the Ditch, The Joys of Motherhood, Kehinde, Head Above Water, and Gwendolen.

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.,."a graceful, touching, ironically titled tale."-John Updike

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