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The girl with the louding voice, Abi Daré

Label
The girl with the louding voice
Title
The girl with the louding voice
Statement of responsibility
Abi Daré
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A powerful, emotional debut novel told in the unforgettable voice of a young Nigerian woman who is trapped in a life of servitude but determined to get an education so that she can escape and choose her own future. Adunni is a fourteen-year-old Nigerian girl who knows what she wants: an education. This, her mother has told her, is the only way to get a "louding voice" - the ability to speak for herself and decide her own future. But instead, Adunni's father sells her to be the third wife of a local man who is eager for her to bear him a son and heir. When Adunni runs away to the city, hoping to make a better life, she finds that the only other option before her is servitude to a wealthy family. As a yielding daughter, a subservient wife, and a powerless slave, Adunni is told, by words and deeds, that she is nothing. But while misfortunes might muffle her voice for a time, they cannot mute it. And when she realizes that she must stand up not only for herself, but for other girls, for the ones who came before her and were lost, and for the next girls, who will inevitably follow; she finds the resolve to speak, however she can - in a whisper, in song, in broken English - until she is heard
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Daré, Abi
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young women
  • Teenage girls
  • Child marriage
  • Women household employees
  • Women
  • Self-realization in women
  • Nigeria
Target audience
adult
Label
The girl with the louding voice, Abi Daré
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000066675743
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
314 pages
Isbn
9781529359244
Lccn
be2020005303
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1140236909
Label
The girl with the louding voice, Abi Daré
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000066675743
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
314 pages
Isbn
9781529359244
Lccn
be2020005303
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1140236909

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