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The Joys of Motherhood - a book by Emecheta, Buchi

The Joys of Motherhood

The Joys of Motherhood( )
Author: Emecheta, Buchi
Introduction by: Robolin, Stéphane
ISBN:978-0-8076-1625-3
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:George Braziller Incorporated
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

A feminist literary classic by one of Africa's greatest women writers, re-issued with a new introduction by St#65533;phane Robolin.

Book Details
Pages:230
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Family Life
Author Biography
Emecheta, Buchi (Author)
Buchi Emecheta was born in Lagos, Nigeria on July 21, 1944. She emigrated to London, England in 1960. She received a sociology degree at the University of London. She worked as a social worker for a number of years and contributed a column to the New Statesman about black British life.

She wrote 20 novels during her lifetime including The Joys of Motherhood, The Rape of Shavi, Second Class Citizen, Into the Ditch, The Bride Price, and The New Tribe. Her first play, A Kind of Marriage, was screened on BBC TV in 1976 and was adapted into a novel in 1986. Her autobiography was entitled Head Above Water. In 2005, she was made an OBE for services to literature. She died on January 25, 2017 at the age of 72.

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