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Buchi Emecheta's The Bride Price: A nondidactic Nigerian youth novel

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Osayimwense Osa teaches at the Bendel State University, Ekpoma, Nigeria. He previously taught at the University of Houston (Texas). His recent books areNigerian Youth Literature andFoundation-Essays in Children's Literature and Youth Literature (both 1987, Paramount Publishers, Benin City, Nigeria).

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Osa, O. Buchi Emecheta's The Bride Price: A nondidactic Nigerian youth novel. Child Lit Educ 19, 170–175 (1988). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01127095

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