AWS: The Joys of Motherhood Classics
Author: Buchi Emechta
Published: June 2008
Format: Paperback 224 pages
Level: Age 11 and above
A powerful commentary on polygamy, patriarchy and women's changing roles in urban Nigeria.
Nnu Ego is devoted to her children, giving them all her life – with the result that she finds herself friendless and alone in middle age.