Multcolib My Librarian Darcee: Beyond the acacia tree

We Need New Names
We Need New Names A Novel By Bulawayo, NoViolet (Book - 2013 ) FICTION BULAWAYO 2013 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 12 copies

Annotation:It's not easy to forget the names in this story of a girl from Zimbabwe. You will also be left with a lingering hunger for guavas.

Aya By Abouet, Marguerite (Book - 2007 ) GN ABOUET All copies in use Availability details Holds: 1 on 2 copies

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.

Lyrics Alley
Lyrics Alley By Aboulela, Leila (Book - 2011? ) FICTION ABOULELA 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:As Sudan shifts towards independence in the 1950s, a prominent family is dealt a blow that shakes up their own foundation and finds them caught between modern and traditional ways.

Ghana Must Go
Ghana Must Go By Selasi, Taiye (Book - 2013 ) FICTION SELASI 2013 Available in some locations

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.

Everything Good Will Come
Everything Good Will Come A Novel By Atta, Sefi (Book - 2005 ) FICTION ATTA Available in some locations

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.

All Our Names
All Our Names By Mengestu, Dinaw (Book - 2014 ) FICTION MENGESTU 2014 Available in some locations Holds: 21 on 12 copies

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.

The Orchard of Lost Souls
The Orchard of Lost Souls By Mohamed, Nadifa (Book - 2014 ) FICTION MOHAMED 2014 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 6 copies

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.

Radiance of Tomorrow
Radiance of Tomorrow By Beah, Ishmael (Book - 2014 ) FICTION BEAH 2014 Available in some locations Holds: 5 on 14 copies

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.

GraceLand By Abani, Christopher (Book - 2004 ) FICTION ABANI 2004 Available in some locations

Annotation:A teenage Elvis impersonator from Lagos, struggles to find his own way out of the ghetto to Graceland.

Americanah By Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi (Book - 2013 ) FICTION ADICHIE 2013 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 209 on 44 copies

Annotation:A rare book to make you laugh, think, question and then fall in love.

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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.


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