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Author: Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"A novel that opens with a young man's murder on the day of the tumultuous 2007 election in Kenya, but then goes into the history of his family and of the splintered African nation around them--in scenes stretching back to a shocking political assassination in 1969 and the Mau Mau uprisings against British colonial rule in the 1950s"--
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor
ISBN: 9780307961204 0307961206
OCLC Number: 868169989
Description: 369 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor.

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"A novel that opens with a young man's murder on the day of the tumultuous 2007 election in Kenya, but then goes into the history of his family and of the splintered African nation around them--in scenes stretching back to a shocking political assassination in 1969 and the Mau Mau uprisings against British colonial rule in the 1950s"--

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