Summary: Reluctantly leaving America when his wife is given a prestigious fellowship in Berlin, a Nigerian grad student struggles with the suffering of the African refugees and immigrants he encounters in his new home.
Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019
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Summary: On April 14, 2014, 276 girls from the Chibok Secondary School in northern Nigeria were kidnapped by Boko Haram, the world's deadliest terrorist group. Most were never heard from again. Acclaimed Nigerian novelist Helon Habila, who grew up in northern Nigeria, returned to Chibok and gained intimate access to the families of the kidnapped to offer a devastating account of this tragedy that...
Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Global Reports 2016