Daughters Who Walk This Path

A Novel
CD - unabridged
Audio (9 discs)
Product Number: DD5696
Released: Jan 29, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781470842390
Narrator/s: Claudia Alick
Please log in to view pricing

Description

An authentic, wrenching novel chronicling a young girl's coming of age in turbulent, bustling, contemporary Nigeria Spirited and intelligent, Morayo grows up surrounded by school friends and family in busy, modern-day Ibadan. An adoring little sister, their traditional parents, and a host of aunties and cousins make Morayo's home their own, so there's nothing unusual about her charming but troubled cousin, Bros T, moving in with the family. At first Morayo and her sister are delighted, but in her innocence, nothing prepares Morayo for the shameful secret Bros T forces upon her. Thrust into a web of oppressive silence woven by the adults around her, Morayo must learn to protect herself and her sister from a legacy of silence shared by the women in her family. Only her Aunt Morenike provides Morayo with a safe home and a sense of female community that sustains her as she develops into a young woman in a bustling, politically charged, and often violent country.

Bundle:

Please login to view pricing, or register now
Daughters Who Walk This Path
Product Number: BX00042868
Product Number:DD5696
Product Number:Z100096835

All formats/editions

eAudio
x-large
Author(s): Yejide Kilanko
Narrator(s): Claudia Alick
Product Number Z100096835
Released: Jun 21, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781481592871
eBook
x-large
Author(s): Yejide Kilanko
Product Number EB00391122
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Penguin Canada
ISBN: #9780143183990

Professional reviews

"Those who enjoy literary fiction will fall in love with Claudia Alick's energetic narration of a complex story. Set in a traditional Nigerian household, the novel includes a myriad of women--from aunties, to grandmothers, and the protagonist herself. Yet there's never a moment one feels lost. Alick brings the Nigerian characters to life with authentic diction and a lively cadence, and her treatment of the dialogue keeps the listener engaged. She brings out the full dramatic potential of the richly developed plot, reading with feeling the moments that affect the child protagonist. The listener is in capable hands throughout this story of tradition and betrayal in modern-day Nigeria. M.R. (c) AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine"

Sign up for our email newsletter