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My Name is Butterfly
by Bernice L. McFadden




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    Format: Kindle eBook
    Classification: Fiction
    Page Count: 181
    Imprint: Naki Publishing
    Publisher: Naki Publishing
    Parent Company: Naki Publishing

    Book Description: 

    Soon to be republished, under a different title (Pray Strong for the Butterfly) by Akashic Books

    The #12 Bestselling eBook in 2013
    The #3 Bestselling eBook on AALBC.com for 2012!

    From National Bestselling, critically acclaimed, award winning author comes the story of Abebe “Butterfly” Tsikata.

    Abebe experiences plenty of joy in Ghana as the privileged daughter of a government employee and stay at home mother. The love that her parents and extended family lavish her with knows no bounds.

    When the Tsikata’s idyllic life style begins to take a turn for the worse, Abebe's father places a nine-year-old Abebe in a shrine, hoping that the sacrifice of his daughter will serve as religious atonement for the crimes of his ancestors. Unspeakable acts befall Abebe for the fifteen years she is enslaved.

    When Abebe is finally released back into the world and finds herself not only dealing with the newness of Ghana, but also the fast-paced world of New York, she is broken—emotionally, mentally, physically, sexually, and spiritually. But to live the rest of her years on earth, she must learn to overcome her past, endure familial secrets, and learn to love herself—the good, the bad, and the ugly.

    In the tradition of Chris Cleave's Little Bee - My Name Is Butterfly, is a contemporary story that offers an educational, eye opening account into the practice of ritual servitude in West Africa.

    Spanning decades and two continents, My Name Is Butterfly will break and heal your heart ….



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