ENDLESS FORTUNE (Paperback)Ify Adenuga (author)
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A deeply inspiring memoir of fortitude in the face of adversity, Endless Fortune documents Adenuga's journey from war-torn Nigeria to 1980's London and the raising of four remarkable children.
Part historical, part political but most of all hugely inspirational, Endless Fortune tells the life story of Ify Adenuga: A fighter, a thinker, a feminist and a parent.
Born in Lagos, Ify’s life was uprooted by the Nigerian civil war, which ravaged the country in the mid-1960s, forcing her family to flee. In 1980, she headed to London in search of a better life where, a year later, she met her husband Joseph Senior at their workplace – a bingo hall in east London.
In the tough working-class area of Tottenham, the couple raised their four children, Skepta, Jme, Julie and Jason Adenuga and encouraged them to explore their artistic instincts, narrowly avoiding a violent situation that threatened to tear the family apart…
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'This holds a wealth of inspiration, learning and joy. A must read.' - Candice Carty-Williams
'Raising one successful creative might be down to chance - to do so four times takes brilliance.' - British Vogue
'A memoir that takes in the ascent of grime, overcoming adversity…and witnessing her offspring reshape culture in their own image' - NME
'This is a touching, memorable story with a righteous voice at the heart of it' - The Big Issue
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