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Into the Go-Slow

Davis, Bridgett M. Book - 2014 Fiction / Davis, Bridgett 1 On Shelf No requests on this item Community Rating: 0 out of 5

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It's 1986 and twenty-one-year-old Angie continues to mourn the death of her brilliant and radical sister Ella. On impulse, she travels from Detroit to the place where Ella tragically died four years before{u2014}Nigeria. She retraces her sister's steps, all the while navigating the chaotic landscape of a major African country on the brink of democracy careening toward a coup d'et́at. At the center of this quest is a love affair that upends everything Angie thought she knew about herself. Against a backdrop of Nigeria's infamous go-slow{u2014}traffic as wild and surprising as a Fela lyric{u2014}Angie begins to unravel the mysteries of the past, and opens herself up to love and life after Ella.


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New York : The Feminist Press, 2014.
Year Published: 2014
Description: 360 p.
Language: English
Format: Book


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