The Slave Girl: A Novel
Follows the fortunes 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.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - froxgirl - LibraryThing
Happily, many new African writers have recently gained acclaim in the US, and Buchi Emecheta is a pioneer from an earlier generation. She was born in Kenya during WW II, moved to London, and writes ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - KamGeb - LibraryThing
The story is about an orphaned girl in a small village in Nigeria who is sold into slavery by her brother. A rich, distant relative buys the girl and raises her. It is an interesting view of how women ... Read full review