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Under the udala trees / Chinelo Okparanta.

Author/Creator:
Okparanta, Chinelo, author.
Publication:
Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
328 pages ; 22 cm
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Subjects:
Nigeria -- Fiction.
Girls -- Nigeria -- Fiction.
Lesbians -- Nigeria -- Fiction.
Nigeria -- History -- Civil War, 1967-1970 -- Fiction.
Nigeria -- Civil War, 1967-1970 -- History.
Girls.
Lesbians.
Nigeria.
Form/Genre:
Political fiction.
Lesbian fiction.
Political fiction.
Romance fiction.
History.
Bildungsromans.
Fiction.
Romans (teksten)
Political fiction.
Bildungsromans.
Romance fiction.
Summary:
Ijeoma, a young Nigerian girl displaced during their civil war, begins a powerful love affair with another refugee girl from a different ethnic community. When the pair are discovered, she must learn the cost of living a lie amidst taboos and prejudices. Even as her nation contends with and recovers from the effects of war and division, Ijeoma seeks a glimmer of hope for a future where a woman might just be able to shape her life around truth and love.
A young Nigerian girl, displaced during their civil war, begins a powerful love affair with another refugee girl from a different ethnic community until the pair are discovered and must learn the cost of living a lie amidst taboos and prejudices.
Notes:
Lambda Literary Awards - Lesbian Fiction, Winner, 2016
Other format:
Online version: Okparanta, Chinelo. Under the udala trees.
ISBN:
9780544003446
0544003446
9780544003361
0544003365
9781847088369
1847088368
OCLC:
897946305
Publisher Number:
40025241946