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  • Chibundu Onuzo

    When army officer Chike Ameobi is ordered to kill innocent civilians, he knows it is time to desert his post. As he travels toward Lagos with Yemi, his junior officer, and into the heart of a political scandal involving Nigeria's education minister, Chike becomes the leader of a new platoon, a band of runaways who share his desire for a different kind of life. Among them is Fineboy, a fighter with a rebel group, desperate to pursue his dream of becoming a radio DJ; Isoken, a 16-year-old girl whose father is thought to have been killed by rebels; and the beautiful Oma, escaping a wealthy, abusive husband. Full of humor and heart, Welcome to Lagos is a high-spirited novel about aspirations...read more

  • Chibundu Onuzo

    The exhilarating story of a mixed-race woman who goes in search of the African father she never knew. After years of being a daughter, a wife, and a mother, Anna finally has the time to wonder who she really is. But the only person who can tell her-her mother, the only parent who raised her-is dead. Searching through her mother's belongings one day, Anna uncovers a few clues about her father, whom she never knew. Student diaries chronicle his involvement in radical politics in 1970s London, involvement that eventually led him to return to Africa, where he became the president-some would say dictator-of a small nation in West Africa. And he is still alive. When Anna decides to track her...read more