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Aya: Life in Yop City

by the dread pirate Marguerite Abouet

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"Ivory Coast, 1978. It's a golden time, and the nation--an oasis of affluence and stability in West Africa--seems fueled by something wondrous. Aya is loosely based upon Marguerite Abouet's youth in Yop City. It is the story of the studious and clear-sighted 19-year-old Aya, her easygoing friends Adjoua and Bintou, and her meddling relatives and neighbors. It's a wry soap opera revolving around the simple pleasures and private troubles of everyday life in Yop City"--Cover p. [4].… (more!)

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