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Oxford Bookworms Library: The Bride Price: Level 5: 1,800 Word Vocabulary (Oxford Bookworms Library: Human Interest: Stage 6)

 
 
 
 
Oxford Bookworms Library: The Bride Price: Level 5: 1,800 Word Vocabulary (Oxford Bookworms Library: Human Interest: Stage 6)
Author: Buchi Emecheta
ISBN 13: 9780194792189
ISBN 10: 194792188
Edition: 3
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2008-03-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 104
List Price: $9.38
 
 

A Nigerian girl is allowed to finish her education because a diploma will enhance her bride price, but she then rebels against traditional marriage customs.

Biography

Born of Ibo parents in Nigeria, Buchi Emecheta is widely known for her multilayered stories of black women struggling to maintain their identity and construct viable lives for themselves and their families.
She writes, according to The New York Times, with "subtlety, power, and abundant compassion." Her numerous novels include The Slave Girl, The Family, Bride Price, and The Joys of Motherhood.