The Question and Answer section for Nervous Conditions is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Babamukuru had a variety of reasons for wanting to stay home rather continue his education in England. He wished to stay on at the mission, he'd already spent a long period of time in South Africa, he wanted to help his mother in her old age, and...
Are you referring to Tambu?
Check out "gender" at the GradeSaver link below.