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Brideprice

a mystery

by J. N. Catanach

  • 6 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Foul Play Press in Woodstock, Vt .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesBride price.
Statementby J.N. Catanach.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3553.A8193 B7 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination250 p. ;
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2052354M
ISBN 100881501255
LC Control Number88030157
OCLC/WorldCa18560567

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The Bride Price is a well written compelling novel whose pages hold everything from poverty, caste, love, and cruelty to jaw dropping traditions and customs. Emecheta’s careful word choice used to describe characters and their actions provided a deeper meaning to the book than what may meet the eye/5.

The Bride Price is a novel (first published Brideprice book the UK by Allison & Busby and in the USA by George Braziller) by Nigerian writer Buchi frecklesandhoney.com concerns, in part, the problems of women in post-colonial Nigeria. (The Bride Price is also the name of an unrelated novel by German novelist Grete Weil originally published in German as Der Brautpreis in and in English, translated by John Author: Buchi Emecheta.

The Bride Price is the poignant love story of Aku-nna, a young Igbo woman, and her teacher, Chike, the son of a prosperous former slave. As their tribe begins to welcome western education and culture, these two are drawn together despite the traditions that forbid them to frecklesandhoney.com by: The Bride Price by Buchi Emecheta begins in Nigeria—specifically, in Lagos.

The events, which move quickly at first, center around the Odia family. Ezekiel and Ma Blackie, the father and mother, have two children: Nna-nndo, a son, and Aku-nna, a daughter. Aku-nna is the protagonist of The Bride Price.

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The Bride Price Brideprice book & Study Guide Buchi Emecheta This Study Guide consists of approximately 59 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Bride Price.

Apr 07,  · Writing from our shared family account: I finished Mai Neng Moua's The Bride Price yesterday and this book is awesome.

What I love so much about this book is that in writting this book, the author flips the script on what is said about her by cultural gatekeepers and shares her truth on her own terms and in her own time/5(24).

Apr 17,  · frecklesandhoney.com book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Krystal has always felt like an outsider. As the only adopted child i /5(9).

The Bride Price Homework Help Questions. What was the most interesting part of the story. Personally, i think the most interesting part of the story was when Aku-nna's father, Ezekial, passed away. Mar 15,  · Mai Neng Moua is certain that many of the people in her life won’t like her new memoir, “The Bride Price: A Hmong Wedding Story” (Minnesota Historical Society Press).

Jul 09,  · In many societies, the term "child bride" calls to mind impetuous sweethearts, a ladder cautiously positioned beneath a bedroom window, a silent.

This Study Guide consists of approximately 59 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Bride Price.

One of the main themes in Emecheta's The Bride Price is the difference, in the Nigerian culture, between the. Bridewealth and dowry have certain obvious similarities in that they both involve the transmission of property at marriage, the usual interpretation suggesting that what distinguishes them is the direction in which the property travels - in the case of bridewealth, from the husband and his kin to the wife and her kin, and in the case of dowry, vice versa.

May 17,  · Buchi Emecheta's The Bride Price covers many themes from bride price to tradition and the caste system in Nigeria. Her book illustrates how cultural norms imprison women, in particular, but it does offer some hope that, someday, these barriers will be broken.

The Economics of Dowry and Brideprice (Arunachalam and Logan, ; Esteve-Volart, ), and Pakistani grooms (Anderson, ).

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Learn. Write. Spell. Test. PLAY. Match. Gravity. Created by. ah El Camino College Compton. Terms in this set (24) When a woman marries several men or usually brothers, this is referred to as.

isogamy. Brideprice refers to. Apr 19,  · NetGalley is a site where book reviewers and other professional readers can read books before they are published, in e-galley or digital galley form.

Members register for free and can request review copies or be invited to review by the publisher. This baseline survey was conducted jointly by Center for Rights Education and Awareness (CREAW) and MIFUMI-Bride Price Network through the support of DFID-UK to determine the nature and significance of bride price and the.

Brideprice: A Mystery J. Catanach, Author Foul Play Press $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS Buy this book Only the exotic locale and culture. Born of Ibo parents in Nigeria, Buchi Emecheta is widely known for her multi-layered stories of black women struggling to maintain their identity and construct viable lives for themselves and their families.

She writes, according to The New York Times, with subtlety, power, and abundant compassion. George Braziller is proud to have published nine of Emecheta's novels over the course of twenty 2/5(1).

The Bride Price (That Special Woman) (Silhouette Special Edition, No ) by Ginna Gray and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at frecklesandhoney.comIn an excerpt from “In Plain Sight: The Neglected Linkage between Brideprice and Violent Conflict,” originally published in International Security, the authors discuss how certain cultural aspects of male-female relationships not only subjugate women, but they can also destabilize nations by incentivizing violence and facilitating recruit­ment into insurgent groups.Brideprice synonyms, Brideprice pronunciation, Brideprice translation, English dictionary definition of Brideprice.

n. A payment in the form of money, property, or other valuable asset that is made by or on behalf of a prospective husband to the bride's family in certain.