Like Joshua Said

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Like Joshua Said

Arinze wades through a series of religious setbacks through childhood in Christian South and adulthood in Muslim North that cost him childhood friends in disturbing circumstances. In his internalised grapple with his experiences, he loses his grasp on reality as he wages war against his entrenched views.This book uniquely describes the life of many an everyday Nigerian child and the forces at work in their development. It also paints a clear economic picture of the political and ethnic diversity that moulds Nigeria especially in recent democratic times. Like Joshua Said is the story of a Nigerian child growing up in the grip of poverty, ignorance, superstition and religious chaos. Arinze wades through a series of religious setbacks through childhood in Christian South and adulthood in Muslim North that cost him childhood friends in disturbing circumstances. In his internalised grapple with his experiences, he loses his grasp on reality as he wages war against his entrenched views.
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