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Dele Weds Destiny

The nature of tradition is at the heart of Tomi Obaro‘s rich novel, Dele Weds Destiny, about three college friends who reunite at a wedding in Lagos after three decades apart.

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"Tradition!" booms Tevye the Milkman in Fiddler on the Roof as he explains how his community has survived for centuries in czarist Russia. Traditions remind us of who we are, Tevye insists. Meanwhile, in Shirley Jackson's iconic story "The Lottery," residents of a small town annually stone one person to death to honor a "tradition"…

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