Biography Intro: Florence Onyebuchi “Buchi” Emecheta OBE, was born on 21 July 1944 – 25 January 2017. She was a Nigerian-born British novelist, based in the UK from 1962, who also wrote plays and autobiography, as well as work for children. She was the author of more than 20 books, including Second-Class Citizen (1974), The Bride Price (1976), The Slave Girl (1977) and The Joys of Motherhood (1979).
NAME: Florence Onyebuchi “Buchi” Emecheta
DATE OF BIRTH: 25 January 2017 (aged 72)
PLACE OF BIRTH: Lagos, Nigeria.
FATHER: Jeremy Nwabudinke
MOTHER: Alice (Okwuekwuhe) Emecheta