Mother of Invention, Part 1 by Nnedi Okorafor

Mother of Invention, Part 1

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Nnedi Okorafor with LeVar Burton (Narrator)

41 minutes first pub 2020 (editions) user-added

fiction science fiction short stories


A young woman in a future Nigeria finds herself in a deadly pollen storm, alone but for her smart home.

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