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  • A Girl Named Disaster

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    A Girl Named Disaster is a 1996 novel by Nancy Farmer dealing with themes of femininity, multiculturalism, spirituality and coming of age. The novel follows Nhamo, an eleven-year-old girl living in Mozambique. After numerous problems, including an epidemic and an arranged marriage, Nhamo flees from her village to find her father in Zimbabwe. Traveling on a boat down the river, Nhamo confronts dangerous animals before having to confront hostile social forces in Zimbabwe.