Daughters Who Walk This Path: A Novel

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Yejide Kilanko

Narrated By: Claudia Alick

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: January 2013

Duration: 10 hours 22 minutes


An authentic, wrenching novel chronicling a young girl's coming of age in turbulent, bustling, contemporary Nigeria

Spirited and intelligent, Morayo grows up surrounded by school friends and family in busy, modern-day Ibadan. An adoring little sister, their traditional parents, and a host of aunties and cousins make Morayo's home their own, so there's nothing unusual about her charming but troubled cousin, Bros T, moving in with the family. At first Morayo and her sister are delighted, but in her innocence, nothing prepares Morayo for the shameful secret Bros T forces upon her.

Thrust into a web of oppressive silence woven by the adults around her, Morayo must learn to protect herself and her sister from a legacy of silence shared by the women in her family. Only her Aunt Morenike provides Morayo with a safe home and a sense of female community that sustains her as she develops into a young woman in a bustling, politically charged, and often violent country.

"Kilanko's courageous characters reveal how young women bear their coming-of-age, and then they learn to tell."-Kim Echlin, Giller Prize-nominated author


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