Multcolib My Librarian Darcee: Beyond the acacia tree
Annotation:Teenagers are teenagers everywhere- even in the Ivory Coast in the 1970s. Aya and friends experience the world, chase boys, argue with their parents, go disco dancing and dream of their futures.
Annotation:A renowned Ghanaian surgeon unable to put his personal suffering aside, abandons his immigrant family to fend for themselves in Boston. Years later, his sudden death in Accra brings together the family he abandoned to piece together their common history.
Annotation:Charts the unlikely friendship between two young Nigerian girls; one defiant and free spirited and the other obedient and conforming through adulthood when both find themselves resisting tradition in their own way.
Annotation:An unusual love story between a well-intentioned Midwestern social worker and her client, a mysterious man from Kampala posing as an exchange student to escape a complicated and tumultuous past.
Annotation:A realistic portrait of how war affects the individual lives of three very different Somali women whose paths converge in Hargeisa in the days before the 1987 revolution.
Annotation:What happens after the war, when the neighbors who were forced to fight against each other, return home? The moving story of how one village in Sierra Leone struggles to find it's humanity, forgive and forge a new life.
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Fantastic fiction from a diverse group of contemporary African authors, none of which feature an acacia tree nor an orange sunset on the cover.