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Author: Uwem Akpan
Publisher: London : Abacus, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A debut about children fighting for survival throughout the African continent.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Uwem Akpan
ISBN: 9780349120638 0349120633
OCLC Number: 213382218
Awards: Winner of Commonwealth Writers' Prize Best First Book - Africa 2009
Description: 294 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents: An Ex-mas feast (Kenya) --
Fattening for Gabon (Benin) --
What language is that? (Ethiopia) --
Luxurious hearses (Nigeria) --
My parents' bedroom (Rwanda). An ex-mas feast --
Fattening for Gabon --
What language is that? --
Luxurious hearses --
My parents' bedroom.
Responsibility: Uwem Akpan.

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A stunning fiction debut about children fighting for survival in countries throughout the continent of Africa.  Read more...

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'Say You're One of Them gives voice to its children in beautifully crafted prose and stunning detail. Uwem Akpan is a major new literary talent.' - Peter Godwin, author of Mukiwa 'Uwem Akpan writes Read more...

 
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