Jide Familoni


JIDE FAMILONI was born in southwestern Nigeria. After graduating from the University of Lagos, he attended graduate school at the University of Alberta, Edmonton Canada before immigrating to the United States to start a twenty-five year career in academia in Tennessee and Georgia. "Losing My Religion" is his first novel.

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Losing My Religion
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,350. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » African American fiction » General
Fẹmi Fatoyinbo lived the Yoruba tribe’s religion and culture amid political upheaval preceding the Nigerian civil war. When Fẹmi moved to Canada, and then America, he experienced a world of culture, relationship and expectations that clashed with his traditional ways. This is the gripping story of Fẹmi’s quest to maintain his identity.

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culture    fiction    nigeria    religion    yoruba culture