Aftershocks

Aftershocks

A Memoir

Book - 2020
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"Nadia Owusu grew up all over the world--from Rome and London to Dar-es-Salaam and Kampala. When her mother abandoned her when she was two years old, the rejection caused Nadia to be confused about her identity. Even after her father died when she was thirteen and she was raised by her stepmother, she was unable to come to terms with who she was since she still felt motherless and alone. When Nadia went to university in America when she was eighteen she still felt as if she had so many competing personasthat she couldn't keep track of them all without cracking under the pressure of trying to hold herself together. A powerful coming-of-age story that explores timely and universal themes of identity, Aftershocks follows Nadia's life as she hauls herself out of the wreckage and begins to understand that the only ground firm enough to count on is the one she writes into existence"--
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2020.
Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
ISBN: 9781982111229
1982111224
Branch Call Number: 305.4880
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Characteristics: pages cm

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