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Destination Biafra by Buchi Emecheta

Destination Biafra by Buchi Emecheta


This hard-hitting, fast-moving novel charts the painful birth of the Biafran republic in the late 1960s, and centers around Debbie Ogedembge, the Oxford educated daughter of a corrupt Nigerian government minister. Her conflicting feelings about her role as a traditional Nigerian woman and her wish to take an active part in Biafra's struggles reflect the greater battle happening around her. This is a searing story of conflict between old and new, between different tribes, between male and female, between Nigeria and Biafra.


Number of Pages: 368 pages

Dimensions: 200 x 130 mm

Weight: 250g

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