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9780861541454 60c89fc48e4d1cf7cfda168b His Only Wife: A Reese's Book Club Pick - 'A Crazy Rich Asians for West Africa, with a healthy splash of feminism' https://www.midlandbookshop.com/s/607fe93d7eafcac1f2c73ea4/60c89fc58e4d1cf7cfda16c5/41rm58zioal-_sx321_bo1-204-203-200_.jpg ‘Elikem married me in absentia; he did not come to our wedding.’ AFI tekple is a young seamstress living in a small town in Ghana with her widowed mother. Afi's future doesn't seem to hold much excitement. Until, that is, she is offered a life-changing opportunity – a proposal of marriage from the wealthy family of elikem ganyo. She barely knows elikem, but that seems a small price to pay for a marriage that could offer her family financial security, as well as the key to the glitzy city lifestyle she's always wanted. But when AFI arrives in Accra, she realizes that her fairy-tale ending might not be all that she'd hoped for. Now she must balance the often conflicting roles of wife, daughter, niece and sister-in-law, without losing sight of herself. Bursting with warmth and humour, his only wife is a witty, smart and moving comedy-of-manners about the search for independence, and the rules that might have to be broken along the way. 9780861541454
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His Only Wife: A Reese's Book Club Pick - 'A Crazy Rich Asians for West Africa, with a healthy splash of feminism'

His Only Wife: A Reese's Book Club Pick - 'A Crazy Rich Asians for West Africa, with a healthy splash of feminism'

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  • ISBN: 9780861541454
  • Author: Peace Adzo Medie
  • Publisher: Oneworld
  • Pages: 288
  • Format: Paperback
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‘Elikem married me in absentia; he did not come to our wedding.’ AFI tekple is a young seamstress living in a small town in Ghana with her widowed mother. Afi's future doesn't seem to hold much excitement. Until, that is, she is offered a life-changing opportunity – a proposal of marriage from the wealthy family of elikem ganyo. She barely knows elikem, but that seems a small price to pay for a marriage that could offer her family financial security, as well as the key to the glitzy city lifestyle she's always wanted. But when AFI arrives in Accra, she realizes that her fairy-tale ending might not be all that she'd hoped for. Now she must balance the often conflicting roles of wife, daughter, niece and sister-in-law, without losing sight of herself. Bursting with warmth and humour, his only wife is a witty, smart and moving comedy-of-manners about the search for independence, and the rules that might have to be broken along the way.

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