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Buried beneath the baobab tree / Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani ; with afterword by Viviana Mazza.

Buried beneath the baobab tree

Nwaubani, Adaobi, author. (Author).
Mazza, Viviana, writer of afterword. (Added Author).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main Teen Fiction Nwaubani (Text) 31307023795208 Teen Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062696724
  • ISBN: 0062696726
  • Physical Description: 330 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2018]

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Summary, etc.:
A new pair of shoes, a university degree, a husband -- these are the things that a girl dreams of in a Nigerian village. And with a government scholarship right around the corner, everyone can see that these dreams aren't too far out of reach. But the girl's dreams turn to nightmares when her village is attacked by Boko Haram, a terrorist group, in the middle of the night. Kidnapped, she is taken with other girls and women into the forest where she is forced to follow her captors' radical beliefs and watch as her best friend slowly accepts everything she's been told. Still, the girl defends her existence. As impossible as escape may seem, her life and her future is hers to fight for.
Subject: Boko Haram > Juvenile fiction.
Chibok (African people) > Juvenile fiction.
Women > Crimes against > Juvenile fiction.
Children > Crimes against > Juvenile fiction.
Terrorist organizations > Juvenile fiction.
Kidnapping victims > Juvenile fiction.
Africa > Juvenile fiction.
Child sexual abuse > Juvenile fiction.
Terrorism > Nigeria > Juvenile fiction.
Survival > Juvenile fiction.
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