Nervous Conditions

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Nervous Conditions Publisher's Summary

From the Booker Prize shortlisted author of This Mournable Body, one of the BBC's 100 women for 2020.

Two decades before Zimbabwe would win independence and ended white minority rule, 13-year-old Tambudzai Sigauke embarks on her education. On her shoulders rest the economic hopes of her parents, siblings and extended family, and within her burns the desire for independence. A timeless coming-of-age tale and a powerful exploration of cultural imperialism, Nervous Conditions charts Tambu's journey to personhood in a nation that is also emerging. 

©2021 Tsitsi Dangarembga (P)2021 Faber & Faber Ltd.
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