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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User Review  - eadieburke - LibraryThing

This novel is an inspiring journey about the 'struggle' faced by Tambudzai, a black female, in a male-domineering culture. It is set in Zimbabwe, Africa and the descriptions are vivid. It is also a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kristelh - LibraryThing

This is part autobiographical novel of Tsitsi Dangarembga, who wrote this novel in her mid twenties. She is Shona and lives in Zimbabwe (formerly Rhodesia) and tells of her efforts to obtain education ... Read full review


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Dangarembga studies medicine and psychology before turning to writing.

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