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Civil War Memories and a Fortune for a Girl - Librarian Book Picks

By ZODML on 25 Aug, 2014

Check out this week’s selection of great books chosen by our librarians! You can find all of these awesome titles and more at our Community Library at 196 Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos. Looking for your next great read? Search our catalogue and e-library or browse previous picks for inspiration. 

Rearguard Actions by INC Aniebo

The beginnings of the Nigerian Civil War launch a chain reaction that reverberates throughout the land. The author captures the pain, hunger, confusion, and breakdown of morality during this dark time in Nigeria's history.

The Economics of the Nigerian Civil War and its Prospects for National Development by Reuben N Ogbudinkpa

Although Nigeria's Civil War brought untold sufferings to many, it also led to positive technological advantages in engineering, agricultural and welfare promotions. In this book, the author focuses attention on the research innovations and inventions of the Biafrans during the war and advocates that these be channelled into Nigeria's post-war development.

A Fortune for Bose by Fatima Pam

Bose helped her mother with cooking and taking care of her younger brother and sister. Everyone liked Bose, who was an obedient and pleasant girl. One day, the chief of Bose's village complained hat he no longer enjoyed the foods prepared for him and promised a big fortune to anyone who would prepare a dish that he would like.

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