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Moses, Citizen and me

Author: Delia Jarrett-Macauley
Publisher: London : Granta Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Julia flies in to war-scarred Sierra Leone from London, she is apprehensive about seeing her uncle Moses for the first time in twenty years. But nothing could have prepared her for her encounter with her eight-year-old cousin, Citizen, a former child soldier, and for the shocking truth of what he has done. Driven by a desire to understand Citizen, Julia takes the disturbed child into the 'bush'. There they meet  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Delia Jarrett-Macauley
ISBN: 1862078149 9781862078147
OCLC Number: 62479275
Notes: Originally published: 2005.
Awards: Winner of Orwell Prize 2006
Description: 229 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Delia Jarrett-Macauley.

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When Julia flies in to war-scarred Sierra Leone from London, she is apprehensive about seeing her uncle Moses for the first time in twenty years. But nothing could have prepared her for her encounter  Read more...

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