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Wife of the gods : a novel

Author: Kwei Quartey; Simon Prebble
Publisher: [Old Saybrook] : Tantor Media, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An original debut novel set in Ghana, is the story of Detective Inspector Darko Dawson, who is sent from the big city to the village of Ketanu to solve the murder of an accomplished young AIDS worker. Darko's own mother disappeared from this same village many years ago, and as the mystery unfolds, the reader meets a rich cast of characters, and learns about Trokosi, a system where young teenage girls are sent to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Fiction
Downloadable audiobooks
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)406108909
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Kwei Quartey; Simon Prebble
ISBN: 9781400193417 1400193419
OCLC Number: 621673698
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 9:21:26.
Performer(s): Read by Simon Prebble.
Description: 1 online resource.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 134488 KB; MP3 file size: 263619 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: Kwei Quartey.

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An original debut novel set in Ghana, is the story of Detective Inspector Darko Dawson, who is sent from the big city to the village of Ketanu to solve the murder of an accomplished young AIDS worker. Darko's own mother disappeared from this same village many years ago, and as the mystery unfolds, the reader meets a rich cast of characters, and learns about Trokosi, a system where young teenage girls are sent to live with fetish priests to bring good fortune to their families. Darko explores the motivations and secrets of the residents of Ketanu, and in addition to solving a recent murder, discovers the shocking truth about his own mother's disappearance.

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