As an unfulfilled 18-year-old trying to wriggle through life without a mother, Lucia Madu's life was far from being blissful. With her dreams of acquiring tertiary education hanging in the balance, this gifted young lady had to subsist with denial, poverty, and uncertainty.
Alhaji Rasaki Oseni, a wealthy polygamist in his fifties, offered her a chance of fulfilling her dreams in exchange for her hand in marriage as a third wife.
Unfortunately, the relief Lucia had long expected appeared in the form of a gold coin lying in the open mouth of a motionless crocodile.
Her eventual decision sets the tone for this book, making you glimpse the world through the eyes of someone who has mastered the art of losing and winning the hard way. Enjoy it!