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 in poor dust jacket. UK hardback first impression, SIGNED to title page with 1963 date. The book is Good with some light wear and some spotting to page edges. The jacket is poor, with rubbing and wear and missing the bottom portion of the spine. Hutchinson 1961. Language: eng Language: eng 0.0" 0.0 0.0 0.0.
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