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Debut Novel "Black Sunday" From Tola Rotimi Abraham

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Charity Nebbe
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Tola Rotimi Abraham in IPR's Iowa City studios

"Black Sunday" tells the story of a family living in Lagos, Nigeria. Told over 20 years, the book tells of their attempts to cling to their middle-class lifestyle and subsequent plunge into poverty. In this episode of Talk of Iowa, host Charity Nebbe speaks with Tola Rotimi Abraham about her debut novel.

Abraham is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop. She will be reading excerpts of her novel at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5 at Prairie Lights Bookstore in Iowa City. 

Guest:

Tola Rotimi Abraham, author

Charity Nebbe is the host of IPR's Talk of Iowa
Matthew was a producer for IPR's River to River and Talk of Iowa