My Father’s Daughter is a riveting narration of Onyeka Onwenu’s enthralling journey through life. We are held captive as she takes us into her world - from the heart-warming affection of her father to living through the anguish of the Nigeria-Biafra war, from a remarkable mother’s love to family intrigues, from feminism to a career that has put her in the limelight for decades. Her reflections and reviews are expressive and stroke our senses; nothing is left out.
This book is deeply personal and emotional; it is about strength of purpose in the face of adversity, the struggle to overcome seething obstacles and the tenacity in surviving the odds. Interesting and vibrant, Onyeka’s story is laced with wit and the underlying humor is infectious.
Provocative and audacious, Onyeka Onwenu gives gripping details of her trials and triumphs - and everything in between - as she shares diverse experiences from her childhood, the travails of being a performing artiste, personal encounters with eminent personalities, and lessons learned that have shaped her life. We are taken through the agony of her dark moments, the thrill of her successes, and her unwavering awe-inspiring trust in God.