London. 1961. Hutchinson & Company. 1st British Edition. Previous Owner's Name Penned In Front & Tape Mark On Back Endpaper Otherwise Very Good. No Dustjacket. 192 pages. hardcover. keywords: Literature Nigeria Black Africa. inventory # 13324. FROM THE PUBLISHER-There can be few novels in Africa which are more popular than this story of a warm-hearted prostitute desperate to marry into the educated elite. Jagua Nana details the affairs and adventures of an aging prostitute in the ‘wicked' city of Lagos, and in her idyllic home village of Ogabu, during the turbulent years preceding Nigerian independence in 1960.
Good. DIFFERENT COVER. 1964 PRINTING. Mass market wear. Open Books is a nonprofit social venture that operates two extraordinary bookstores, provides community programs, and mobilizes passionate volunteers to promote literacy in Chicago and beyond.
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