By Nancy Farmer
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A woman NAMED catastrophe is the funny and heartwrenching tale of younger woman who discovers her personal braveness and power whilst she makes the harmful trip from Mozambique to Zimbabwe. Nhamo is a Shona woman residing in a conventional village in Mozambique in 1981. whilst her relations attempts to strength her right into a marriage with a merciless guy, she flees. What was once speculated to were a quick boat journey around the border into Zimbabwe, the place she was hoping to discover her father, becomes an event full of demanding situations and probability that lasts a yr.
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