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Becoming Abigail

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Chris Abani: Abigail and My Becoming

The acclaimed Nigerian novelist recounts the origins of his harrowing new novella about child prostitution. “The third-fastest-growing industry, after arms and drugs, is the trafficking of young women for sex. You won’t find it listed on the GDP or GNP of any nation. Everyone pretends that it doesn’t happen.” Also, read in an interview how Abani’s imprisonment and torture informed his writing.

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Conversation With Chris Abani - An Interview With the PEN Award-Winning Author

Truthdig Publisher Zuade Kaufman sits down with Chris Abani, the author of “GraceLand,” at his home in Los Angeles to talk about his most recent work, “Becoming Abigail,” a novella about a teenage Nigerian girl brought to London and forced into prostitution by relatives.

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In Conversation with author Chris Abani

The acclaimed novelist and poet, who escaped from imprisonment and torture in his native Nigeria, discusses his new novella about child prostitution and sex trafficking.

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