"A home without daughters is like a spring without a source." The novel traces (he lives of three generations of women. Beginning with the story of AKOKO set in her rich traditional Luo surroundings through to the children of Awiti who live and die in die full swell of the 20th century. This is an epic story spanning cultures; filled with laughter and tears. A book that demands to be read at a sitting!
Dr Margaret Ogola is married to Dr George Ogola. They have four children. Until 1994 she was a Paediatrician at Kenyatta National Hospital She is currently the Executive Director of Family Life Counselling Association of Kenya and Medical Director of Cottolengo Hospice for orphans with AIDS. She has also co-authored Educating m Human Love together with her husband George.