The Bride Price

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George Braziller Incorporated, Aug 1, 2011 - Fiction - 168 pages
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A Nigerian girl is allowed to finish her education because a diploma will enhance her bride price, but she then rebels against traditional marriage customs.

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I would've given it a 4.5 if I was able. Read full review

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User Review  - Bryanna - Goodreads

I Loved this story. It takes you to how woman were treated in these times, and how everything was made up for them and how they had to go along with it. Read full review

About the author (2011)

Born of Ibo parents in Nigeria, Buchi Emecheta is widely known for her multilayered stories of black women struggling to maintain their identity and construct viable lives for themselves and their families. She writes, according to "The New York Times," with "subtlety, power, and abundant compassion." Her numerous novels include "The Slave Girl, The Family, Bride Price," and "The Joys of Motherhood.

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