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Second-class citizen

Author: Buchi Emecheta
Publisher: Oxford ; Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, 1994.
Series: African writers series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Adah, a woman from the Ibo tribe, moves to England to live with her Nigerian student husband. She soon discovers that life for a young Nigerian woman living in London in the 1960s is grim. Rejected by British society and thwarted by her husband, who expects her to be subservient to him, she is forced to face up to life as a second-class citizen." -- back cover.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Buchi Emecheta
ISBN: 0435909916 9780435909918
OCLC Number: 30389031
Description: 186 p. ; 20 cm.
Series Title: African writers series.
Responsibility: Buchi Emecheta.

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Adah's desire to write is pitted against the forces of an egotistical and unfeeling husband and a largely indifferent white society.  Read more...

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"Miss Emecheta's prose has a shimmer of originality, of English being reinvented. . . . Issues of survival lie inherent in her material and give her tales weight."

 
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