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Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

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Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani is a Nigerian writer and journalist. The author of the award-winning novel I Do Not Come to You by Chance, Adaobi has had her writing featured in the New York Times, the Guardian, and the New Yorker.

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

Books by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

written by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani with an afterword by Viviana Mazza - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Social Issues, Young Adult 14+

A new pair of shoes, a university degree, a husband --- these are the things that a girl dreams of in a Nigerian village. And with a government scholarship right around the corner, everyone can see that these dreams aren’t too far out of reach. But the girl’s dreams turn to nightmares when her village is attacked by Boko Haram, a terrorist group, in the middle of the night. Kidnapped, she is taken with other girls and women into the forest where she is forced to follow her captors’ radical beliefs and watch as her best friend slowly accepts everything she’s been told. Still, the girl defends her existence. As impossible as escape may seem, her life --- her future --- is hers to fight for.