Ada's Daughter recounts the life of Nigerian-born Jacqueline Maduneme who endured and overcame physical and emotional pain and suffering most anyone would fnd impossible to process or heal from. This intense account takes us from her early age to current day, and in her gift for storytelling, Jacqueline takes you through a journey that is spellbinding, terrifying, and ultimately redemptive and emancipating.
From an exorcism in a Nigerian graveyard to luxury hotels in Europe, Ada's Daughter presents scenes of shocking abuse and cruelty interspersed with the foibles of a colorful cast of characters and also moments of great joy. An account of how one woman transcended her abusive past and self-destructive behavior to find success in her business and personal life, Ada's Daughter is also a story about a mother and a daughter, a family, and a culture that has until now been a mystery to most of us in the Western world.
Ada's Daughter is a mesmerizing journey to the heart of what survival means, and creates a new dimension and understanding of what the human spirit can endure and what the soul deeply desires. Jacqueline Maduneme's story will amaze even the most jaded reader. Her victory is one that you will want to share with others and celebrate with her.