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Zoo city

Author: Lauren Beukes
Publisher: Auckland Park, South Africa : Jacana Media, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Zinzi has a talent for finding lost things. To save herself, she has to find the hardest thing of all - the truth. Zinzi has a Sloth on her back, a dirty 419 scam habit and a talent for finding lost things. But when a client turns up dead and the cops confiscate her last paycheck, she's forced to take on her least favourite kind of job - missing persons. Being hired by famously reclusive music producer Odi Huron to  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lauren Beukes
ISBN: 9781770098183 1770098186
OCLC Number: 643496230
Awards: Winner of Arthur C. Clarke Award 2011.
Shortlisted for South African Booksellers' Choice Award 2011.
Description: 317 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Lauren Beukes.

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Zinzi has a talent for finding lost things. To save herself, she has to find the hardest thing of all... the truth. Zinzi has a Sloth on her back, a dirty 419 scam habit and a talent for finding lost  Read more...

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