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Becoming Abigail

Becoming Abigail

Author(s): Chris Abani

Location(s): London, Nigeria

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): early 21st century

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Tough, spirited, and fiercely independent Abigail is brought as a teenager to London from Nigeria by relatives who attempt to force her into prostitution. She flees, struggling to find herself in the shadow of a strong but dead mother. In spare yet haunting and lyrical prose reminiscent of Marguerite Duras, Abani brings to life a young woman who lives with a strength and inner light that will enlighten and uplift the reader

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