The Resource Everything Good Will Come, (ebook)

Everything Good Will Come, (ebook)

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Everything Good Will Come
Title
Everything Good Will Come
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Language
eng
Summary
Everything Good Will Come introduces an important new voice in contemporary fiction. With insight and a lyrical wisdom, Nigerian-born Sefi Atta has written a powerful and eloquent story set in her African homeland. It is 1971, a year after the Biafran War, and Nigeria is under military rule--though the politics of the state matter less than those of her home to Enitan Taiwo, an eleven-year-old girl tired of waiting for school to start. Will her mother, who has become deeply religious since the death of Enitan's brother, allow her friendship with the new girl next door, the brash and beautiful Sheri Bakare? This novel charts the fate of these two African girls; one who is prepared to manipulate the traditional system and one who attempts to defy it. Written in the voice of Enitan, the novel traces this unusual friendship into their adult lives, against the backdrop of tragedy, family strife, and a war-torn Nigeria. In the end, Everything Good Will Come is Enitan's story; one of a fiercely intelligent, strong young woman coming of age in a culture that still insists on feminine submission. Enitan bucks the familial and political systems until she is confronted with the one desire too precious to forfeit in the name of personal freedom: her desire for a child. Everything Good Will Come evokes the sights and smells of Africa while imparting a wise and universal story of love, friendship, prejudice, survival, politics, and the cost of divided loyalties
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Midwest
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Atta, Sefi
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Interlink world fiction
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  • Female friendship
  • Women
  • Social classes
  • Nigeria
Target audience
adult
Label
Everything Good Will Come, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781623710163
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11826718
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11826718
System control number
MWT11826718
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Everything Good Will Come, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781623710163
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11826718
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11826718
System control number
MWT11826718
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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