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Andoh, Adjoa

Overview
Works: 143 works in 267 publications in 1 language and 9,278 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Psychological fiction  Biographical films  Detective and mystery fiction  Humorous fiction  Domestic fiction  History 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications by Adjoa Andoh
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Invictus by Clint Eastwood( visu )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,379 libraries worldwide
Película basada en el libro de John Carlin "El factor humano" (Playing the enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Changed the World) y ambientada después de que Nelson Mandela saliera de la cárcel y se convirtiera en presidente de Sudáfrica. Poco después, en 1995, el país celebró el campeonato del mundo de rugby, tras años de ser excluidos de las competiciones debido al apartheid. Evento que Mandela (Morgan Freeman) impulsó y utilizó, con la ayuda de la estrella de rugby Francois Pienaar (Matt Damon), como vía para acabar con el odio y la desconfianza existente durante décadas entre la población blanca y negra del país
The great cake mystery [Precious Ramotswe's very first case] by Alexander McCall Smith( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 709 libraries worldwide
Before becoming the first female private investigator in Botswana, eight-year-old Precious Ramotswe tracks down a thief who has been stealing her classmates' snacks
The thing around your neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 503 libraries worldwide
Tells stories of the tension between Nigerians and Nigerian-Americans, and what it means to be middle-class in each country
William Shakespeare's The two noble kinsmen by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
"Palamon and Arcite, cousins and bosom friends, are taken prisoner by Duke Theseus of Athens. While in captivity, they spy the beautiful Emilia. Both fall instantly in love with her, and their attachment to each other turns to hate. This dark-edged tragicomedy is now widely regarded at having been written by Shakespeare in collaboration with John Fletcher. Probably composed in 1613-14, it is the final play in Shakespeare's dramatic career"--Container
The mystery of Meerkat Hill [a Precious Ramotswe mystery for young readers] by Alexander McCall Smith( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
Precious wants to be a detective when she grows up. She is always practicing at being a detective by asking questions and finding out about other people's lives. There are two new students in her class, a girl called Teb and a boy called Pontsho. She learns that they are brother and sister, and even more exciting, that Pontsho has a clever pet meerkat named Kosi
The mystery of the missing lion : a Precious Ramotswe mystery for young readers by Alexander McCall Smith( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
Staying with Aunty Bee at a safari camp in the Botswana countryside where a film crew is making a movie about a lion, nine-year-old Precious Ramotswe and her resourceful new friend Khumo use their detective skills to find the movie star lion when he goes missing
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
A story of love, race and identity. As teenagers in Lagos, Ifemelu and Obinze fall in love. Their Nigeria is under military dictatorship, and people are fleeing the country if they can. The self-assured Ifemelu departs for America. There she suffers defeats and triumphs, finds and loses relationships, all the while feeling the weight of something she never thought of back home: race
Dolphin song by Lauren St. John( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
A second prophesy, this time involving dolphins, comes true for eleven-year-old Martine, an orphaned South African girl who has mystical powers over animals, when she embarks on a school trip to study marine life off the coast of Mozambique
Ancillary sword by Ann Leckie( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Breq is a soldier who used to be a warship. Once a weapon of conquest controlling thousands of minds, now she has only a single body and serves the emperor. With a new ship and a troublesome crew, Breq is ordered to go to the only place in the galaxy she would agree to go: Athoek Station, where she's to protect the family of a lieutenant she once knew--a lieutenant she murdered in cold blood
Ancillary mercy by Ann Leckie( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
The stunning conclusion to the trilogy that began with the Hugo, Nebula, and Arthur C. Clarke award-winning Ancillary Justice. For a moment, things seem to be under control for the soldier known as Breq. Then a search of Atheok Stations slums turns up someone who shouldnt existsomeone who might be an ancillary from a ship thats been hiding beyond the empires reach for three thousand years. Meanwhile, a messenger from the alien and mysterious Presger empire arrives, as does Breqs enemy, the divided and quite possibly insane Anaander Mianaairuler of an empire at war with itself. Anaander is heavily armed and extremely unhappy with Breq. She could take her ship and crew and flee, but that would leave everyone at Athoek in terrible danger. Breq has a desperate plan. The odds arent good, but thats never stopped her before
Gangster girl by Dreda Say Mitchell( file )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
"Daisy Sullivan's father was one of London's most infamous gangsters. Haunted by his violent death she vows to live a respectable life. That is until the day her mum, who abandoned her when she was young and who she barely remembers, barges back into her life."--Page 4 of cover
Mrs Zhivago of Queen's Park by Olivia Lichtenstein( file )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Meet Cloe Zhivago, 43 and definitely not counting. Married for what feels like all eternity to Greg - who tests his memory by hiding the kettle from himself in the drum of the washing machine - Chloe is a successful psychotherapist with two children and a Famous Friend from hell. She's got it all. So why does she want to rub her life out and start again? Is this it? She asks herself. Will I never sleep with another man again? When Chloe meets temptation in the shape of Ivan, does she dare risk a passionate Russian romance before gravity wins the battle with her face and figure? Can she get away with one glorious, final fling? Dr Zhivago didn't. And just look what happened to Anna Karenina
The winter house by Nicci Gerrard( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
"When Marnie receives a phone call that summons her to the side of a once-beloved friend, she is wrenched from her orderly London life and sent back into a past from which she has fled but never escaped. Ralph, Marnie and Oliver once knew each other well and are still inextricably bound by ties of love and betrayal. Now they meet again in Ralph's secluded cottage in the Scottish highlands, to spend the precious days that Ralph has left with each other. As they reminisce, Marnie is taken back to the summer years ago when everything changed between them and heartbreak and desire broke up their little group. Will Ralph have the chance to say what needs to be said before it's too late? And can they put the devastating events of twenty years ago to rest and rekindle the intimacy they once shared?"--Publisher's description
No more victims by Natasha Cooper( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
"When Candy hears of the murder of her son's classmate on her estate she's horrified, but then the police arrive. What does this crime have to do with her? Or is her son not telling her something?"--Publisher's website
Don't make me laugh by Patrick Augustus( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
When separated baby twins Leo and Trevor are reunited after twenty-seven years, it's a cause for celebration until Leo accuses his brother of sleepng with his woman. Now they are brothers in arms. Only their newly found mother can stop them from ripping each other to shreds, but she has her own terrible secret from the past and it means that one of them has to die
In the dark by Mark Billingham( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
It's a rainy night in south London. A gun is fired into a car, which swerves onto the pavement and plows into a bus stop. It seems that a chilling gang initiation has cost the life of an innocent victim, but the reality is far more sinister - many more are to die
Losing you [a thriller] by Nicci French( file )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Nina is supposed to be taking her two children on holiday today with her new boyfriend. But the road away from the isolated winter bleakness of Sandling Island seems to be littered with obstacles, frustrating her plans at every turn. Most pressingly of all, her fifteen-year-old daughter, Charlie, has yet to return from a night out
Cambridge by Caryl Phillips( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
"Two worlds, connected by the insult of slavery, are explored in this powerful novel: the Caribbean plantation hierarchy in its every shade of prejudice; and England, at a time when the abolition of slavery was official, but London "bird and beast shops" still sold African children like pets. It is a shocking and unforgettable account of inhumanity - of a self-pronounced Christian nation resistant to black religious conversion because all people might suddenly recognise that they were equal under God"--Publisher's website
26a by Diana Evans( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
The attic room at 26a Waifer Avenue in the lower-middle-class London neighborhood of Neasden is a sanctuary for identical twins Georgia and Bessi Hunter. Here the girls share nectarines and forge their identities, planning glorious success as the Famous Flapjack Twins, well removed from their Nigerian mother, Ida, who, devastated by homesickness, speaks to the spirits of the family she left behind on another continent. But innocence lasts for only so long--and dreams cannot slow the relentless incursions of the real world. A terrible secret begins to threaten the twins' utopia, setting them on divergent paths toward heartrending resolutions in a world of separateness and solitude
 
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