Nervous Conditions

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Women's Press, Jan 1, 1988 - Fiction in English - Zimbabwean writers, 1960- - Texts - 204 pages
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This story exlpores the alienation of two young African girls - Nyasha, brought up in England and now a stranger amongst her own people, and Tamba, who leaves her village for the pricey mission school.

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The story of an African girl growing up in Zimbabwe. A great coming of age novel which deals with problems of gender and race in Africa as well. Read full review

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User Review  - Dreesie - LibraryThing

This is a heartbreaking novel about colonialization and the mission system. Those who play the game of the missionaries and are held up as examples carry a heavy weight--they must continue to please ... Read full review


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Dangarembga studies medicine and psychology before turning to writing.

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