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The Bride Prize (Harlequin Romance)

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Published by Harlequin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American Light Romantic Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Romance,
  • Romance: Modern,
  • Romance - General,
  • Fiction / Romance / General,
  • Romance - Contemporary

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9749309M
    ISBN 100373038283
    ISBN 109780373038282
    OCLC/WorldCa56952873

    Oxford Bookworms Library, — her father dies, Aku-nna and her young brother have no one to look after them. They are welcomed by their uncle because of Aku-nna’s ‘bride price’ - the money that her future husband will pay for her. In her new, strange home one man is kind to her and teaches her to become a woman. The Bride Price (Misled Mail Order Brides Book 1) by Ruth Ann Nordin (1) Page 1 Read free online novel - Read free novel.


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The Bride Price by Buchi Emecheta begins in Nigeria—specifically, in Lagos. The events, which move quickly at first, center around the Odia family. Ezekiel and Ma Blackie, the father and mother, have two children: Nna-nndo, a son, and Aku-nna, a daughter.

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“ The Bride Price is both a literary achievement and a cry for change in the Hmong community. Bold, witty, and unapologetic, Mai Neng Moua deconstructs and challenges patriarchal traditions and cultural expectations in an attempt to redefine herself as a Hmong daughter, wife, and mother.” Burlee Vang.

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All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%(). If the bride price was not paid, she would never survive the birth of her first child” (p. Aku-nna’s life is more or less dependent on her greedy uncle’s need for a high bride price since old traditions require women to have no say in their future marital affairs and superstitious beliefs seem to rule their lives.

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In this novel, she puts to ironic use the African tradition of the groom having to pay a prearranged sum to the bride's parents or close kin inFile Size: KB. The Bride Price is the poignant love story of Aku-nna, a young Igbo woman, and her teacher, Chike, the son of a prosperous former slave.

As their tribe begins to welcome western education and culture, these two are drawn together despite the traditions that forbid them to : George Braziller Inc. Rather than a willing union between a man and woman, marriage is frequently a transaction among families, and the younger the bride, the higher the price she may fetch.

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