Second-class Citizen
  • Author : Buchi Emecheta
  • Release Date : 11 August 1994
  • Publisher : Heinemann
  • Genre : African fiction (English)
  • Pages : 196
  • ISBN 13 : 0435909916
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Book Description: Adah, a woman from the Ibo tribe, moves to England o 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 expect

Second class Citizen

Second class Citizen

Author : Buchi Emecheta
Publisher : Heinemann
Genre : African fiction (English)
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Adah, a woman from the Ibo tribe, moves to England o 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 expect...

Second Class Citizen

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