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  • Paperback
  • 304 pages
  • Powder Necklace
  • Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond
  • English
  • 17 May 2018
  • 1439126100

10 thoughts on “Powder Necklace

  1. says:

    I wrote this so I m biased But I ll tell you why I love this book It tells the story of a heroine I m so proud of a sharp, honest young girl making the turbulent journey of adolescence across three continents It offers a new perspective on important issues that need fresh examination including o the superiority complex Westerners have regarding the so called Third World o the effect of single parenthood on girl children in particular o wh...

  2. says:

    I picked this one up yesterday afternoon during my son s nap time and finished it later that night I was impressed with myself for eating it up so quickly butso impressed with the talent of this debut novelist.The story is tragic, real and compulsively readable Lila is a 14 year old girl born to a mother and father from Ghana but raised in London She never gets to know her father except over brief phone calls during holidays and her birthday Her mother is fiercely protective and angry I picked this one up yesterday afternoon during my son s nap time and finished it later that night I was impressed with myself for eating it up so quickly butso impressed with the talent of this debut novelist.The story is tragic, real and compulsively readable Lila is a 14 year old girl born to a mother and father from Ghana but raised in London She never gets to know her father except over brief phone calls during holidays and her birthday Her mother is fiercely protective and angry at every normal teenage action she seems to make talking to boys, wearing tight clothes, etc Her mother s attitude towards her goes beyond normal mother daughter parenting Though the story behind her father isn t told right away, the hatred that Lila s mother has for him is quite obvious in the ...

  3. says:

    This book started out beautifully Teenage Lila is a native Londoner, being raised by her divorced Ghanaian immigrant mother But when Lila invites a boy over to play video games after school, her mother packs her off to Ghana for high school, saying she needs a break from Lila s troublesome ways Lila suffers not only culture shock but identity confusion as ...

  4. says:

    It was an immensely entertaining, thought provoking story.

  5. says:

    A powdered neck meant you had bathed.that your mother or father had sent a barrel or jerrican of water so you had water to bathe with and drink The girls that didn t have water started powdering their neck anyway page 244 The Powder Necklace by Nana Ekua Brew Hammond was one of those books that leaves the reader with things ...

  6. says:

    It seems as though we can all learn a lesson from this young girl Bounced from place to place by her basket case of a mother, Lila s resilience is amazing Sent from the U.S because, as it turns out, her mother needs some me time , Lila finds herself in Ghana, a place that nothing her life in the U.S could have possibly prepared her for She cried until she had no tears left, then when she had to leave her aunt s house for school, she cried someEventually, she settled into life at sch It seems as though we can all learn a lesson from this young girl Bounced from place to place by her basket case of a mother, Lila s resilience is amazing Sent from the U.S because, as it turns out, her mother needs some me time , Lila finds herself in Ghana, a place that nothing her life in the U.S could have possibly prepared her for She cried until she had no tears left, then when she had to leave her aunt s house for school, she cried someEventually, she settled into life at school...

  7. says:

    Do you know what I found remarkable about this book Brew Hammond s ability to have such a realistic teenage protagonist This is first person narrative, and she remains absolutely believable and authentic as a teenager throughout the entire book Let s be honest As an adult, teenagers are about the most exasperating beings on the planet Why won t they just heed Why do they persist in folly And roll their eyes and give such attitude But, as a teenager, your every indignation is absolutely r Do you know what I found remarkable about this book Brew Hammond s ability to have such a realistic teenage protagonist This is first person narrative, and she remains absolutely believable and authentic as a teenager throughout the entire book Let s be honest As an adult, teenagers are about the most exasperating beings on the planet Why won t they just heed Why do they persist in...

  8. says:

    What a wonder read It was an easy read and so well written w some humor too She covered the three geographical locations nicely At least it seems as if she did I wouldn t be surprised if this became a movie too Good character development especially in Auntie Flora.

  9. says:

    Enjoyed interviewing Nana for this book We have also done a couple radio shows and she is the Now now, meaning everything she does, including Powder Necklace, in embued with fashion, integrity, feminism and a live for the motherland Cannot wait to see future and forthcoming work.

  10. says:

    Powder Necklace is a debut novel from Ekua Brew Hammond with a Bildungsroman ish vibe featuring Lila, a quiet and shy teen living with her divorced, immigrant mother in modern London Although she is a good student, she is somewhat of an outsider, a bit withdrawn and largely friendless Her life is turned upside down when her mother misinterprets an innocent encounter as a carnal act of disobedience Her mother seemingly overreacts by shipping Lila un...

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