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Author: NoViolet Bulawayo
Publisher: New York : Reagan Arthur Books, Little, Brown and Company, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Follows ten-year-old Zimbabwe native, Darling, as she escapes the closed schools and paramilitary police control of her homeland in search of opportunity and freedom with an aunt in America.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Novela doméstica
Novela zimbabuense (Inglés)
Fiction
Named Person: Englisch; A Andrae
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: NoViolet Bulawayo
ISBN: 9780316230810 0316230812 9780099581888 0099581884
OCLC Number: 809032512
Awards: Winner of PEN/Hemingway Award 2014.
Winner of Hurston-Wright Legacy Award 2014.
Runner-up for Barnes & Noble Discover New Writers Awards - Fiction 2014.
Shortlisted for Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2013.
Shortlisted for Guardian First Book Award 2013.
Long-listed for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2015.
Long-listed for Folio Prize 2014.
Joint winner for Betty Trask Awards 2014.
Description: 296 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: NoViolet Bulawayo.

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Darling and her friends live in a shanty called Paradise, which of course is no such thing. It isn't all bad, though. There's mischief and adventure, games of Find bin Laden, stealing guavas, singing  Read more...

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"Bulawayo's novel is not just a stunning piece of literary craftsmanship but also a novel that helps elucidate today's world" -- Felicity Capon Daily Telegraph "The challenging rhythm and infectious Read more...

 
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