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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
    Classification: Fiction
    ISBN13: 9780061946387
    Imprint: William Morrow Paperbacks
    Publisher: HarperCollins
    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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