Orchestra of Minorities
Paperback / softback $32.99 - Little, Brown Book Group
Fiction - Published: 8/Jan/2019 - ISBN: 9780349143194
Chinonso, a young poultry farmer, sees a woman attempting to jump to her death from a highway bridge. Horrified by her recklessness, Chinonso joins her on the roadside and hurls two of his most prized chickens into the water below to demonstrate the severity of the fall. The woman, Ndali, is moved by his sacrifice. Chinonso and Ndali fall in love. But Ndali is from a wealthy family, and when they object to the union because he is uneducated, Chinonso sells most of his possessions to attend a college in Cyprus. Furious at a world which continues to relegate him to the sidelines, Chinonso gets further and further away from his dream, from Ndali and the place he called home.
A contemporary twist of Homer's Odyssey.
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