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Happiness, Like Water


by Chinelo Okparanta

Paperback, 196 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, List Price: $14.95 |


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Presents a collection of short stories centering around Nigerian women as they build lives out of hope, faith, and doubt, following such characters as a young woman faced with a dangerous decision to save her mother and a woman in love with another despite the penalties.

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ISBN: 9780544003453