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Author Ofili, Sylvia, author.

Title German calendar : no December / Sylvia Ofili ; [illustrated by] Brigit Weyhe.

Publication Info. London : Cassava Republic Press, 2018.
2018

Copies

Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Bradley PL Graphic Novel - BRBB-2  TEEN GN OFI    AVAILABLE
 Julia Hull DL Graphic Novel - JHLY-14  GN OFILI    AVAILABLE
Description 186 pages : colour illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Translated from the German.
Summary Olivia Evezi's childhood is a happy one; her days spent listening to highlife records and poring over colourful postcards from Germany. When she leaves her hometown of Warri behind to live out her Enid Blyton fantasies in boarding school in Lagos, instead of adventure and lacrosse, she is met with punishments, endless chores and hazing rituals. Olivia's restlessness takes her to Germany, her mother's homeland, where she is thrown into a hidden world of workers and migrants; a world of constant vigilance, where a piece of paper can hold the key to survival. Olivia finds she's too white for Nigeria and too black for Germany -- and so must learn to define herself and her place in the world beyond the labels that have been given to her.
Subject Nigerians -- Germany -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Fiction.
Nigerians. (OCoLC)fst01037617
Germany -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Fiction.
Germany. (OCoLC)fst01210272
Genre/Form Graphic novels. (OCoLC)fst01726630
Graphic novels.
Added Author Weyhe, Birgit, 1969- artist.
Other Form: ebook version : 9781911115625
ISBN 9781911115618 hardcover
1911115618 hardcover
9789785597943 Nigeria hardback
9785597946

 
    
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