The Resource The Joys of motherhood : a novel, by Buchi Emecheta ; introduction by Stephane Robolin

The Joys of motherhood : a novel, by Buchi Emecheta ; introduction by Stephane Robolin

Label
The Joys of motherhood : a novel
Title
The Joys of motherhood
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Buchi Emecheta ; introduction by Stephane Robolin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
First published in 1979, The Joys of Motherhood is the story of Nnu Ego, a Nigerian woman struggling in a patriarchal society. Unable to conceive in her first marriage, Nnu is banished to Lagos where she succeeds in becoming a mother. Then, against the backdrop of World War II, Nnu must fiercely protect herself and her children when she is abandoned by her husband and her people
Cataloging source
IEN/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Emecheta, Buchi
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9387.9.E36
LC item number
J69 2013
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1975-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Robolin, Stéphane Pierre Raymond
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers
  • Nigeria
Label
The Joys of motherhood : a novel, by Buchi Emecheta ; introduction by Stephane Robolin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published in the United States of America in 1979 by George Braziller, Inc. Originally published in Britain by Allison & Busby Limited."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 6)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A mother's investment
  • A man needs many wives
  • Sharing a husband
  • Men at war
  • A good daughter
  • Women alone
  • The soldier father
  • A mother of clever children
  • A daughter's honour
  • The canonised mother
  • The mother
  • The mother's mother
  • The mother's early life
  • First shocks of motherhood
  • A failed woman
  • A man is never ugly
  • The duty of a father
  • The rich and the poor
Control code
ocn841039571
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9780807616239
Lccn
2013013913
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)841039571
Label
The Joys of motherhood : a novel, by Buchi Emecheta ; introduction by Stephane Robolin
Publication
Note
"First published in the United States of America in 1979 by George Braziller, Inc. Originally published in Britain by Allison & Busby Limited."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 6)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A mother's investment
  • A man needs many wives
  • Sharing a husband
  • Men at war
  • A good daughter
  • Women alone
  • The soldier father
  • A mother of clever children
  • A daughter's honour
  • The canonised mother
  • The mother
  • The mother's mother
  • The mother's early life
  • First shocks of motherhood
  • A failed woman
  • A man is never ugly
  • The duty of a father
  • The rich and the poor
Control code
ocn841039571
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9780807616239
Lccn
2013013913
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)841039571

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