The Glamorous Actress
Girl Child Education
This is the story of underage and forced marriage.
Barbara Jones is forced out of school to marry an old man without her consent.
The culture of Obodo has no place for girl child education.
She is married to the traditional ruler of Obodo in payment of her father’s indebtedness.
She defies her parents’ lack of expectation in her and rises to become a star in Nollywood and Hollywood.
She misuses her beauty, and opportunities in frivolous lifestyle.She spends for the sheer pleasure of spending.
Barbara’s personal expenses invariably equals or exceeds her earnings –clubbing, shuttle-hopping, and shopping.And her life takes a turn for the worst.She drinks heavily.
She is a party princess.
She is a prodigal daughter but unfortunately she has no rich father to return to.Joy, sadness, enjoyment,tragedy, love and happiness are all interwoven in her life.
She has string of broken engagements, and unfulfilled commitments.Barbara learns that it’s more important to be pretty on the inside than the outside.
She realizes life is not all glamor, glitter and gold.
It becomes abundantly clear to her that a woman can have wealth, beauty and brains, but without integrity she has nothing.
Anthony Modungwo is a prolific writer.
This is his fifth novel.
He has BSc and MBA from University of Benin.He write for many internet sites on relationship and marriage.
His other novels are: Victim of Greed, The Traffickers, Betrayal of Trust, Campaign of Death and Destruction.
All published by Justfiction.He is married with children.