Chike And The River

The more Chike saw the ferry-boats the more he wanted to make the trip to Asaba. But where would he get the money? He did not know. Still, he hoped. " Eleven-year-old Chike longs to cross the Niger River to the city of Asaba, but he doesn't have the sixpence he needs to pay for the ferry ride. With the help of his friend S.M.O.G., he embarks on a series of adventures to help him get there. Along the way, he is exposed to a range of new experiences that are both thrilling and terrifying, from eating his first skewer of "suya" under the shade of a mango tree, to visiting the village magician who promises to double the money in his pocket. Once he finally makes it across the river, Chike realizes that life on the other side is far different from his expectations, and he must find the courage within him to make it home. "Chike and the River "is a magical tale of boundaries, bravery, and growth, by Chinua Achebe, one of the world's most beloved and admired storytellers. *This book may have remainder mark and minor shelfwear*

Product Overview
ISBN 9780307473868
Categories BX, Classics and Literary, Fiction, Literary Fiction
Author(s) Chinua Achebe
Publisher Anchor Books
Pages 88
Format Paperback
Dimensions 13.46cm x 1.27cm x 19.81cm
Weight 0.19 kg
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