The Resource Stay with me, Ayobami Adebayo

Stay with me, Ayobami Adebayo

Label
Stay with me
Title
Stay with me
Statement of responsibility
Ayobami Adebayo
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'There are things even love can't do. If the burden is too much and stays too long, even love bends, cracks, comes close to breaking and sometimes does break. But even when it's in a thousand pieces around your feet, that doesn't mean it's no longer love.' Yejide is hoping for a miracle, for a child. It is all her husband wants, all her mother-in-law wants, and she has tried everything - arduous pilgrimages, medical consultations, dances with prophets, appeals to God. But when her in-laws insist upon a new wife, it is too much for Yejide to bear. It will lead to jealousy, betrayal and despair. Unravelling against the social and political turbulence of 80s Nigeria, Stay With Me sings with the voices, colours, joys and fears of its surroundings. Ayobami Adebayo weaves a devastating story of the fragility of married love, the undoing of family, the wretchedness of grief, and the all-consuming bonds of motherhood. It is a tale about our desperate attempts to save ourselves and those we love from heartbreak
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1988-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Adebayo, Ayobami
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Families
  • Marriage
  • Babies
  • Conception
  • Adoption
  • Polygamy
  • Nigeria
Label
Stay with me, Ayobami Adebayo
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
298 pages
Isbn
9781782119586
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Stay with me, Ayobami Adebayo
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
298 pages
Isbn
9781782119586
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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