Item description for The Dancing Tortoise by Naa Otua Codjoe-Swayne...
Jiffa is a poor girl growing up in the Volta Region in the 1960s. Her poor parents give her away whilst still a child, in an arranged marriage. Neither bride nor groom have any choice. The novel explores the progress of the marriage, dwelling on the plight of Jiffa - representative of so many African women who have little control over their choice of husbands.
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Studio: Afram Publ. (Ghana) Ltd
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.43" Width: 5.51" Height: 0.79" Weight: 0.84 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2003
Publisher Afram Publ. (Ghana) Ltd
ISBN 9964701365 ISBN13 9789964701369