A novel by a Nigerian-born author which explores the constraints of a tradition under which women are defined in purely monetary terms. When Aku-nna and her family are inherited by her uncle, who values her only for the high bride-price she is expected to fetch, she defies convention and society.
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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.
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Descripción Allison & Busby, 1976. Estado de conservación: Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Nº de ref. de la librería GRP92276655
Descripción Allison & Busby 27/05/1976, 1976. Estado de conservación: used-good. Will be shipped promptly from UK warehouse. Book is in good condition with no missing pages, no damage or soiling and tight spine. There may be some dog-eared pages showing previous use but overall a great book. Nº de ref. de la librería 9053-0850311659
Descripción Allison & Busby, 1976. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. The Bride Price This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. . Nº de ref. de la librería 7719-0850311659
Descripción Allison & Busby, 1976. Estado de conservación: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. No dust jacket. Nº de ref. de la librería 6257327
Descripción London: Allison & Busby, 1976. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Very Good. 1st Edition. First edition. Emecheta's third novel. Missing the fep, otherwise very good in similar unclipped dustwrapper with a picture of the author on the reverse. Nº de ref. de la librería 2130914
Descripción Allison & Busby, 1976. 1st Edition. Very good in dustwrapper with one (mended) tear. Conflict between traditional African values and the influence of European values. Nº de ref. de la librería 4108828
Descripción Allison and Busby, 1976. Estado de conservación: Good. Light wear to boards. Content is clean and sharp with light toning to endpapers. Good DJ. Nº de ref. de la librería 9999-9996035315
Descripción London, Allison & Busby, 1976. Estado de conservación: Gut. 8°. 168 S., OPpbd. m. OU. Schutzumschlag etwas gebrauchsspurig, ansonsten gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 450. Nº de ref. de la librería 5281