A sky full of fireflies

Blessing is a lucky little girl. She lives in a beautiful and comfortable house in Lagos, Nigeria, she has two parents she loves, a bigger brother, Ezikiel, intelligent and scholar, and as he attends a prestigious school in the city. Suddenly, however, the existence of her august and serene of her is completely upset when her father decides to abandon the family to go and live with her loving her. The situation rushes quickly: the mother of blessing is fired, you can no longer pay the rent and is forced to move with her sons from her parents, who live in a small village very poor, without drinking water or electricity, In the Niger Delta. What will it be of them? Will they be able to adapt to a life so different from the one to which they are used to and to overcome the difficulties they will present on their journey? The change actually is deeply traumatic by blessing that you, no longer being able to go to school, just twelve years she learns from the maternal grandmother the craft of the midwife. The very hard reality with which she comes into contact will never make her hope in a better future.

  • Author: Christie Watson
  • Original title: Tiny Sunbirds far away
  • Format: Hardcover, 15 x 22.5 cm
  • Pages: 344
  • Publisher: Mondadori
  • Necklace: Omnibus
  • Year: 2013

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