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Street life in the slums of Accra is realistically portrayed in this socially-commited, subtle novel about four educated women who are inspired by the plight of a 14-year old girl, Fofo. As the main characters convert their library center into a practical street initiative, the novel invokes the squalor, health risks, and vicious cycles of poverty and violence that drive children to the streets and women to prostitution; and, from which, ultimately, no one in the society is free.

    

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January 1996 : Paperback
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Title: Faceless
Author(s): Amma Darko
ISBN: 9988550502 / 978-9988550509
Publisher: Sub-Saharan Publishers
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