Sunday, August 5, 2012

the secret lives of baba segi's wives LOLA SHONEYIN A Novel

"Teacher raised his hands in triumph. "Listen to me. When the missionaries left me behind, the thing that made me bitterest was that I had taken them to be my fathers. They plucked me from my father's home when I was a young boy and made me feel like I was their own. But when the time came for them to return to their country, they abandoned me here, like a cockerel casts the shells of groundnuts aside."

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