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Nigerian Author Buchi Emecheta Has Died

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message 1: by Wilhelmina (last edited Jan 26, 2017 09:15PM) (new)

Wilhelmina Jenkins | 2049 comments Buchi Emecheta, the author of The Joys of Motherhood and many other books, has died. I read The Joys Of Motherhood many years ago and I thought that it was brilliant. Has anyone else read her books?

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-...

Author Nnedi Okorafor talks about Emecheta's influence on her as a writer.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04qt...


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Global Donnica (globaldonnica) | 7 comments What !!!!!!


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Beverly | 2883 comments Mod
Buchi Emecheta was one of the first African authors that I read back in the day and started me on a path of seeking out female African writers.

Here is a link to a wonderful tribute by her son:
http://www.newstatesman.com/culture/f...


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