The Secret Lives of the Four Wives: A Novel
by Lola Shoneyin
Publication Date: Jul 05, 2011
List Price: $14.99
Format: Paperback, 304 pages
Imprint: William Morrow Paperbacks
Parent Company: News Corporation
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“Alternately funny, shocking, and sad a complex depiction of family and culture in modern-day Nigeria.
—Sacramento Book Review“A magical writer .[A] delicious story.”
—Huffington PostLola Shoneyin, a fresh and exciting new voice in contemporary fiction, sheds a fascinating light on the little known world of polygamy in modern-day Nigeria, in her fabulously entertaining debut novel, The Secret Lives of the Four Wives. Fans of The 19th Wife and HBO’s Big Love will be enthralled by this colorful and captivating tale of a prosperous African family thrown into turmoil when the patriarch adds a young, well-educated fourth wife into the mix who threatens to expose the other wives’ deepest, darkest secrets.
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