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Oil on water : a novel

Author: Helon Habila
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Rufus, a young journalist, joins with his former hero, Zaq, whose journalistic heyday has passed, to find the kidnapped wife of a British oil executive and negotiate her release.
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Genre/Form: Suspense fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helon Habila
ISBN: 9780393339642 0393339645
OCLC Number: 668194757
Notes: Originally published in 2010.
Description: 239 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Helon Habila.

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