Adua

Adua

Paperback - 2017
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"Adua, an immigrant from Somalia to Italy, has lived in Rome for nearly forty years. She came seeking freedom from a strict father and an oppressive regime, but her dreams of becoming a film star ended in shame. Now that the civil war in Somalia is over, her homeland beckons. Yet Adua has a husband who needs her, a young man, also an immigrant, who braved a dangerous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea. When her father, who worked as an interpreter for Mussolini's fascist regime, dies, Adua inherits the family home. She must decide whether to make the journey back to reclaim her material inheritance, but also how to take charge of her own story and build a future."--
Publisher: New York : New Vessel Press, [2017]
ISBN: 9781939931450
1939931452
Branch Call Number: SCEGO I
Scego, I
Characteristics: 183 pages ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Richards, Jamie - Translator

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