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From Pasta to Pigfoot, Second Helpings

Frances Mensah Williams


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Hoping to escape from her suddenly complicated life and revive her wilting romance, Faye returns to sunny Ghana for what she hopes will be the time of her life. But life doesn't always offer second chances and when disaster strikes, she is forced to confront the biggest question of her life.
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  • Paperback
    $24.09
ISBN: 9781909762275
ANNOTATION:
Hoping to escape from her suddenly complicated life and revive her wilting romance, Faye returns to sunny Ghana for what she hopes will be the time of her life. But life doesn't always offer second chances and when disaster strikes, she is forced to confront the biggest question of her life.

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Hoping to escape from her suddenly complicated life and revive her wilting romance, Faye returns to sunny Ghana for what she hopes will be the time of her life. But life doesn't always offer second chances and when disaster strikes, she is forced to confront the biggest question of her life.

Publisher Description

Praise for From Pasta to Pigfoot: "A warm and poignant "coming-of-culture" novel, elegantly written with depth and flair." - Lesley Lokko, author of Rich Girl, Poor Girl, and SundownersFaye Bonsu seems to have it all; a drop-dead gorgeous and successful boyfriend, a bourgeoning career as an interior designer and a rent-free mansion in leafy Hampstead to call home. But with all her friends shifting into yummy-mummy mode, a man who seems to have no desire to put a ring on it, tricky clients, and a very attractive and single boss, things are not quite as simple as they might appear.Hoping to escape from her suddenly complicated life and revive her wilting romance, Faye returns to sunny Ghana for what she hopes will be the time of her life. But life doesnt always offer second chances and when disaster strikes, she is forced to confront the biggest question of her life and to make a choice that comes with consequences she will have to live with forever.

Author Biography

Frances Mensah Williams was born in Ghana, spent her early years in the USA and Austria, and grew up in the UK. After graduating from the University of Reading, she pursued a career in Human Resources Management, Training and Consultancy which spanned the UK and Africa. She is the Chief Executive of Interims for Development Ltd. and the Managing Editor of ReConnectAfrica.com, a careers and business website and online publication for African professionals in the Diaspora.

    Frances is the author of the novel 'From Pasta to Pigfoot' and the non-fiction titles 'Everyday Heroes - Learning from the Careers of Successful Black Professionals' and 'I Want to Work in Africa: How to Move Your Career to the World's Most Exciting Continent'. She is the recipient of several awards and, in 2011, was nominated as one of the Top 20 Inspirational Females from the African Diaspora in Europe.

    To find out more about Frances Mensah Williams and for regular updates, visit her website and Facebook page.

Long Description

Hoping to escape from her suddenly complicated life and revive her wilting romance, Faye returns to sunny Ghana for what she hopes will be the time of her life. But life doesn't always offer second chances and when disaster strikes, she is forced to confront the biggest question of her life so far.

Competing Titles

The Honeymoon Hotel Hester Browne 9781451660537 16.00 Gallery Books 2014 The Commitment Test Amanda Askel 9780996028660 13.99 Elephantine Publishing 2015 All the Single Ladies Jane Costello 9780857205536 9.99 Simon & Schuster 2013

Description for Sales People

Faye Bonsu is the Ghanaian-British answer to Sophie Kinsella's Becky Bloomwood. For fans of Sophie Kinsella's Confessions of a Shopaholic series, plus authors Hester Browne, Kathy Lette, Lucy Diamond. Award winning professional; one of the Top 20 Inspirational Women from the Africa Diaspora in Europe. Popular speaker, toured at TEDx Euston, Black Book Swap, Africa Writes Festival, plus huge library tour. Will host internationally acclaimed, bestselling author Terry McMillan in the UK Spring 2016 ahead of her own events, bookshop and library tour. Cover design by Kate Forrester whose work includes covers for Lucy Diamond, Kathy Lette, Abby Clements and Jenny Colgan.

Product Details

Author
Frances Mensah Williams
Publisher
Jacaranda Books Art Music Ltd
Year
2016
ISBN-10
190976227X
ISBN-13
9781909762275
Format
Paperback
Media
Book
Short Title
FROM PASTA TO PIGFOOT 2ND HELP
Language
English
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Publication Date
2016-05-01
Series
From Pasta to Pigfoot
Pages
435
Subtitle
Second Helpings
Series Number
2
Audience
General/Trade
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