The Joys of Motherhood

The Joys of Motherhood

Description

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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Details

Author(s)
Buchi Emecheta, Stephane Robolin
Format
Paperback | 230 pages
Dimensions
137 x 208 x 18mm | 272g
Publication date
07 Aug 2013
Publisher
George Braziller
Publication City/Country
United States
Language
English
Edition Statement
2nd Revised ed.
ISBN10
0807616230
ISBN13
9780807616239
Bestsellers rank
291,429