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Lemona's tale

Author: Ken Saro-Wiwa
Publisher: London, England ; New York, NY, USA : Penguin, 1996.
Series: Longman African writers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For a quarter of a century, Lemona has been held in a Nigerian prison, her crimes reflecting her passion and despair, her silence masking the truth. On the last day of her life she is visited by Ola, whose parents Lemona killed. To this woman Lemona recounts the events of her upbringing in poverty, the kindness of friends who took her in, and the abuse, corruption and betrayal by men which led to her downfall.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Saro-Wiwa, Ken, 1941-
Lemona's tale.
London, England ; New York, NY, USA : Penguin, 1996
(OCoLC)681439822
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Saro-Wiwa
ISBN: 0140260862 9780140260861
OCLC Number: 36358910
Description: 143 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Longman African writers.
Responsibility: Ken Saro-Wiwa.

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This is the life story of a downtrodden woman who ends up on Death Row for a crime for which she is not to blame. It is narrated by another, younger Nigerian woman, who herself is in search of  Read more...

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