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Author Onuzo, Chibundu, author.

Title Sankofa : a novel / Chibundu Onuzo.

Publication Info. New York : Catapult, [2021]


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 GDL Casa Verdugo Library Fiction    ONUZO,CHI    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Fiction.
Description 296 pages ; 22 cm
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Summary Anna grew up in England with her white mother and knowing very little about her African father. In middle age, after separating from her husband and with her daughter all grown up, she finds herself alone and wondering who she really is. Her mother's death leads her to find her father's student diaries, chronicling his involvement in radical politics in 1970s London. She discovers that he eventually became the president - some would say the dictator - of Bamana in West Africa. She also discovers that he is still alive. She decides to track him down and so begins a funny, painful, fascinating journey, and an exploration of race, identity and what we pass on to our children.
Subject Women -- Race identity -- Fiction.
Self-realization in women -- Fiction.
Racially mixed people -- Fiction.
Bambara (African people) -- Fiction.
Race relations -- Fiction.
Families -- Fiction.
Africa, West -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Humorous fiction.
ISBN 9781646220830 (hardcover)
1646220838 (hardcover)

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