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Akpan, Uwem

Overview
Works: 15 works in 64 publications in 10 languages and 5,600 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories 
Classifications: PR9387.9.A3935, 823.92
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Most widely held works by Uwem Akpan
Say you're one of them by Uwem Akpan ( Book )
25 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 4,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This singular collection of five stories takes the reader inside Nigeria, Benin, and Ethiopia, revealing in beautiful prose the harsh consequences for children of life in Africa
Say you're one of them by Uwem Akpan ( Recording )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unabridged selections (3 of the 5 short stories) from the anthology by acclaimed author Uwem Akpan. The power of the human spirit is showcased in this collection featuring young children in Africa struggling to overcome extreme hardship and heartache from poverty, injustice, and violence
Zeg dat je bij hen hoort by Uwem Akpan ( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Dutch and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Verhalen over kinderen in het door conflicten verscheurde Afrika
Say you're one of them by Uwem Akpan ( )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uwem Akpan's stunning stories humanize the perils of poverty and violence so piercingly that few readers will feel they've ever encountered Africa so immediately. Akpan's voice is a literary miracle, rendering lives of almost unimaginable deprivation and terror into stories that are nothing short of transcendent. The eight-year-old narrator of 'An ex-mas feast' needs only enough money to buy books and pay fees in order to attend school. Even when his twelve-year-old sister takes to the streets to raise these meager funds, his dream can't be granted. Food comes first. His family lives in a street shanty in Nairobi, Kenya, but their way of both loving and taking advantage of each other strikes a universal chord
Say you're one of them by Uwem Akpan ( )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In My parents' bedroom, published in a New Yorker special fiction issue, Akpan takes us far beyond what we thought we knew about the tribal conflict in Rwanda. The story is told by a young girl, who, with her little brother, witnesses the worst possible scenario between parents. They are asked to do the previously unimaginable in order to protect their children. This singular collection will also take the reader inside Nigeria, Benin, and Ethiopia, revealing in beautiful prose the harsh consequences for children of life in Africa. Akpan's voice is a literary miracle, rendering lives of almost unimaginable deprivation and terror into stories that are nothing short of transcendent
Say you're one of them by Uwem Akpan ( )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uwem Akpan's stunning stories humanize the perils of poverty and violence so piercingly that few readers will feel they've ever encountered Africa so immediately. Akpan's voice is a literary miracle, rendering lives of almost unimaginable deprivation and terror into stories that are nothing short of transcendent. In 'What language is that?' two little Ethiopian girls are best friends until their parents suddenly say they cannot speak to each other anymore because one is Muslim and the other is Christian
Jiu shuo ni he ta men yi yang by Uwem Akpan ( Book )
4 editions published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Say You're One of Them is about children fighting for survival throughout the African continent. A family lives in a makeshift shanty in urban Kenya; a Rwandan girl witnesses unspeakable acts; a brother and sister cope with their uncle's attempt to sell them into slavery in Gabon; and a Muslim boy takes a terrifying ride through Nigeria: everywhere Uwem Akpan reveals the wisdom and resilience of Africa's children."
Han p'yŏn irago mal hae : Uwem Ak'ŭp'an sosŏl by Uwem Akpan ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Korean and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection of five stories set in various African countries reveals the harsh consequences for children of life in Africa
Di' che sei una di loro by Uwem Akpan ( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in Italian and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dis que tu es des leurs : récits by Uwem Akpan ( Book )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Onlardan biri olduğunu söyle by Uwem Akpan ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Turkish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Tú dí que eres uno de ellos by Uwem Akpan ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Antes de ir a Gabón by Uwem Akpan ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Abans d'anar al Gabon by Uwem Akpan ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Catalan and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Sag, dass du eine von ihnen bist by Uwem Akpan ( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in German and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Uwem, Akpan
Languages
English (47)
Chinese (4)
French (2)
Italian (2)
Spanish (2)
Dutch (2)
German (1)
Turkish (1)
Catalan (1)
Korean (1)
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