Daughters Who Walk This Path by Yejide Kilanko

Daughters Who Walk This Path

byYejide Kilanko

Paperback | April 23, 2013

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Spirited and intelligent, Morayo grows up surrounded by school friends and family in busy, modern-day Ibadan, Nigeria. 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 fiercely protect herself and her sister from a legacy of silence many women in Morayo’s family share. Only Aunty Morenike—once shielded by her own mother— provides Morayo with a safe home and a sense of female community that sustains her as she grows into a young woman in bustling, politically charged, often violent Nigeria.

About The Author

Yejide Kilanko was born in Ibadan and attended the Universities of Victoria and Windsor. She has worked as a child protection worker and is now a social worker in children’s mental health. Kilanko lives in Chatham, Ontario, with her husband and children. Daughters Who Walk This Path is her first novel.
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Title:Daughters Who Walk This PathFormat:PaperbackDimensions:360 pages, 8.23 × 5.23 × 0.9 inPublished:April 23, 2013Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143186205

ISBN - 13:9780143186205

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“A book that can make you laugh and cry.” - Toronto Star

“Sophisticated and beautiful.” - National Post

“Morayo’s story is universal and women around the world will relate.” - Winnipeg Free Press