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Tiny Sunbirds Far Away [Paperback-2011]
Christie Watson
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Category:Fiction- Contemporary FictionContemporary FictionContemporary Fiction-Con
Publisher: Quercus Uk | ISBN: 9781849163750 | Pages: 470

" WINNER OF THE COSTA FIRST NOVEL AWARD 2011. EVERYTHING CHANGED AFTER MAMA FOUND FATHER LYING ON TOP OF ANOTHER WOMAN. BLESSING AND HER BROTHER EZIKIEL ADORE THEIR LARGER-THAN-LIFE FATHER, THEIR GLAMOROUS MOTHER AND THEIR COMFORTABLE LIFE IN LAGOS. BUT ALL THAT CHANGES WHEN THEIR FATHER LEAVES THEM FOR ANOTHER WOMAN. THEIR MOTHER IS FIRED FROM HER JOB AT THE ROYAL IMPERIAL HOTEL - ONLY MARRIED WOMEN CAN WORK THERE - AND SOON THEY HAVE TO QUIT THEIR AIR-CONDITIONED APARTMENT TO GO AND LIVE WITH THEIR GRANDPARENTS IN A COMPOUND IN THE NIGER DELTA. ADAPTING TO LIFE WITH A POOR COUNTRYSIDE FAMILY IS A SHOCK BEYOND MEASURE AFTER THEIR PRIVILEGED UPBRINGING IN LAGOS. TOLD IN BLESSING S OWN BEGUILING VOICE, TINY SUNBIRDS FAR AWAY SHOWS HOW SOME FAMILIES CAN SURVIVE ALMOST ANYTHING. AT TIMES HILARIOUS, ALWAYS POIGNANT, OCCASIONALLY TRAGIC, IT IS PEOPLED WITH CHARACTERS YOU WILL NEVER FORGET.

About the Author

Christie Watson was a registered nurse for twenty years. Her first novel, Tiny Sunbirds, Far Away, won the Costa First vel Award and the Waverton Good Read Award, and she was named as Red Magazines Hot Woman of the Year (Creative). Where Women Are Kings, her second novel, was also published to international critical acclaim, and her works have been translated into twenty-three languages. Christie has recently won a Future Shapers Award from Marie Claire for nursing activism, and awarded an honorary Doctor of Letters, honoris causa for her contribution to nursing and the arts by the University of East Anglia. She is patron of the Royal College of Nursing Foundation.

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