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Black Sunday : a novel

Author: Tola Rotimi Abraham
Publisher: New York : Catapult, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Twin sisters Bibike and Ariyike are enjoying a relatively comfortable life in Lagos in 1996. Then their mother loses her job due to political strife, and the family, facing poverty, becomes drawn into the New Church, an institution led by a charismatic pastor who is not shy about worshipping earthly wealth. Soon Bibike and Ariyike's father wagers the family home on a 'sure bet' that evaporates like smoke. As their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tola Rotimi Abraham
ISBN: 9781948226561 1948226561
OCLC Number: 1102469523
Description: 277 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Tola Rotimi Abraham.

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"Twin sisters Bibike and Ariyike are enjoying a relatively comfortable life in Lagos in 1996. Then their mother loses her job due to political strife, and the family, facing poverty, becomes drawn into the New Church, an institution led by a charismatic pastor who is not shy about worshipping earthly wealth. Soon Bibike and Ariyike's father wagers the family home on a 'sure bet' that evaporates like smoke. As their parents' marriage collapses in the aftermath of this gamble, the twin sisters and their two younger siblings, Andrew and Peter, are thrust into the reluctant care of their traditional Yoruba grandmother. Inseparable while they had their parents to care for them, the twins' paths diverge once the household shatters. Each girl is left to locate, guard, and hone her own fragile source of power."--Provided by publisher.

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