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The Slave Girl, Nigeria 1966:The turning point, Akpan and the smuggulers. Libarian book picks

By Nkem Egenuka on Mon, 08/08/2016 - 13:07

What are you reading this week? Check out the top three books we can’t wait to read, selected for you by our librarian

The Slave Girl by Emecheta Buchi (Fiction)

The slave girl follows the fortune of Ogbanje Ojebeta, a Nigerian woman who is sold into slavery in her own land after disease and tragedy leave her orphaned as a child. In her fellow slaves, she finds a surrogate family that clings together under the unbending rule of their master. As Ogbanje Ojebeta becomes a woman and discovers her need for home and family, and for freedom and identity, she realizes that she must ultimately choose her own destiny.

Nigeria 1966: The Turning Point by IKeazor C (Non-fiction)

This book is an impeccable researched in-depth analysis of Nigeria's first coup d'état of January 15th 1966. It analyzes  and discusses the effects of that year, on the nation's political development and it's bearing on current political attitudes. It's also discusses political life before 1966 as well as what the future may hold for Africa's giant, Nigeria...

Akpan and the Smugglers by Uwemedimo Rosemary (Children fiction)

When his father was arrested for smuggling, Akpan went all out to prove his innocence. In the process, he uncovered the smugglers gang...

 

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