Book Review: ‘Lucky Girl,’ by Irene Muchemi-Ndiritu; ‘The Skin and Its Girl,’ by Sarah Cypher; and ‘Ghost Girl, Banana,’ by Wiz Wharton

Irene Muchemi-Ndiritu’s debut novel, LUCKY GIRL (324 pp., Dial Press, paperback, $18), is a coming-of-age story about a privileged but sheltered teenager in Kenya, Soila, who is eager for escape. She wants to leave behind the slums and poverty of Nairobi for the United States, a country she naïvely believes

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