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Author: Ukamaka Olisakwe
Number of Pages: 304
Publication Year: March 19, 2012
Publisher: Piraeus Books LLC
Available at: Amazon.com, Visabooks.com, & Barnes and Noble
Short Description: At fifteen, Njideka is caught in the deep political turmoil beleaguering Nigeria.When the government arrests and tortures her father following a peaceful protest, he returns home a shadow of himself: a changed man. Njideka’s family begins to break apart under the yoke of a reckless regime. It is a story of hardship, abuse, and the resilient spirit of those desperate to breathe the air of freedom.