The Other Side of Truth

The Other Side of Truth

Book - 2001
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Smuggled out of Nigeria after their mother's murder, Sade and her younger brother are abandoned in London when their uncle fails to meet them at the airport and they are fearful of their new surroundings and of what may have happened to their journalist father back in Nigeria.
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins, 2001
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780060296285
Characteristics: 252 p. ; 22 cm


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cmlibrary_jrobinson Sep 22, 2016

The main character's thoughts and feelings are written with blunt honesty and detail. This extraordinary novel won a Carnegie Award in 2000.

Jun 05, 2003

Sade and Femi are shocked when their mother is shot in the front yard of their Nigerian home one morning before they go to school. Their father, a journalist, decides to send them to safety in London, England. He will stay behind until it is safe for him to leave as well. Although they are very sad to leave their home, they know their uncle is waiting for them in London. But when they get their he is not to be found, and Sade and Femi must try and find their own way around a confusing and unknown city. How can they find him? Who can they trust? Where will they go? In this book Beverley Naidoo brings out the truth about political dictatorships and refugees.


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