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Girl (Hardback)

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I was a girl once, but not any more. So begins Girl, Edna O'Brien's harrowing portrayal of the young women abducted by Boko Haram. Set in the deep countryside of northeast Nigeria, this is a brutal story of incarceration, horror, and hunger; a hair-raising escape into the manifold terrors of the forest; and a descent into the labyrinthine bureaucracy and hostility awaiting a victim who returns home with a child blighted by enemy blood. From one of the century's greatest living authors, Girl is an unforgettable story of one victim's astonishing survival, and her unflinching faith in the redemption of the human heart.





Girl by Edna O'Brien



Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Faber & Faber Publication Date: 05/09/2019 ISBN-13: 9780571341160  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Edna O'Brien has written more than twenty works of fiction. She is the recipient of many awards, including the Irish PEN Lifetime Achievement Award, the American National Arts Gold Medal, the Frank O'Connor Prize, the PEN/Nabokov Award For Achievement in International Literature, and the David Cohen Prize for Literature. Born and raised in the west of Ireland she has lived in London for many years.

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