The Resource A bit of difference, Sefi Atta

A bit of difference, Sefi Atta

Label
A bit of difference
Title
A bit of difference
Statement of responsibility
Sefi Atta
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At thirty-nine, Deola Bello, a Nigerian expatriate in London, is dissatisfied with being single and working overseas. Deola works as a financial reviewer for an international charity, and when her job takes her back to Nigeria in time for her father's five-year memorial service, she finds herself turning her scrutiny inward. In Nigeria, Deola encounters changes in her family and in the urban landscape of her home, and new acquaintances who offer unexpected possibilities. Deola's journey is as much about evading others' expectations to get to the heart of her frustration as it is about exposing the differences between foreign images of Africa and the realities of contemporary Nigerian life. Deola's urgent, incisive voice captivates and guides us through the intricate layers and vivid scenes of a life lived across continents
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Atta, Sefi
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3601.T78
LC item number
B5 2013
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Single women
  • Homecoming
  • Life change events
  • Nigeria
Label
A bit of difference, Sefi Atta
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn781939959
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
221 pages
Isbn
9781566568920
Lccn
2012012204
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40021783423
System control number
(OCoLC)781939959
Label
A bit of difference, Sefi Atta
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn781939959
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
221 pages
Isbn
9781566568920
Lccn
2012012204
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40021783423
System control number
(OCoLC)781939959

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