skip to content
A case of exploding mangoes Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

A case of exploding mangoes

Author: Mohammed Hanif
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Ali Shigri, Pakistan Air Force pilot and Silent Drill Commander of Fury Squadron, is determined to understand what or who pushed his father to commit suicide--and to avenge his death. His father, one of Zia ul-Haq's colonels, may or may not have been involved in the conspiracies and coincidences leading to the mysterious 1988 plane crash that killed Pakistan's dictator General Zia ul-Haq. His search immerses him in  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Fiction
Political fiction
Humorous fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hanif, Mohammed.
Case of exploding mangoes.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2008
(OCoLC)608587279
Named Person: Mohammad Zia-ul-Haq; Mohammad Zia-ul-Haq
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mohammed Hanif
ISBN: 9780307268075 0307268071 0224082426 9780224082426 9780307388186 0307388182
OCLC Number: 191865420
Notes: "This is a Borzoi Book."
Awards: Winner of Commonwealth Writers' Prize Best First Book 2009
Winner of The Commonwealth Writer's Prize Best First Book Eurasia 2009
Short-listed for Guardian First Book Award 2008
Description: 323 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Mohammed Hanif.

Abstract:

Why did a Hercules C130, the world's sturdiest plane, carrying Pakistan's military dictator General Zia ul Haq, go down on 17 August, 1988? Was it because of:1.Mechanical failure2.Human error3.The  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (2)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/191865420> # A case of exploding mangoes
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "191865420" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/823.92/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/875715> ; # Conspiracies
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/119803539#Topic/presidents_pakistan> ; # Presidents--Pakistan
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/119803539#Organization/pakistan_air_force> ; # Pakistan. Air Force.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/119803539#Topic/conspiracies_pakistan> ; # Conspiracies--Pakistan
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1075723> ; # Presidents
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/119803539#Person/zia_ul_haq_mohammad> ; # Mohammad Zia-ul-Haq
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210275> ; # Pakistan.
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/126722767> ; # Pakistan. Air Force
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/176698798> ; # Mohammad Zia-ul-Haq
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/119803539#Topic/suicide> ; # Suicide
    schema:bookEdition "1st U.S. ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/85852519> ; # Mohammed Hanif
    schema:datePublished "2008" ;
    schema:description "Ali Shigri, Pakistan Air Force pilot and Silent Drill Commander of Fury Squadron, is determined to understand what or who pushed his father to commit suicide--and to avenge his death. His father, one of Zia ul-Haq's colonels, may or may not have been involved in the conspiracies and coincidences leading to the mysterious 1988 plane crash that killed Pakistan's dictator General Zia ul-Haq. His search immerses him in a snarl of events: Americans in Pakistan, Soviets in Afghanistan, dollars in every hand."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/119803539> ;
    schema:genre "Humorous fiction"@en ;
    schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
    schema:genre "Political fiction"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/608587279> ;
    schema:name "A case of exploding mangoes"@en ;
    schema:productID "191865420" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/191865420#PublicationEvent/new_york_alfred_a_knopf_2008> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/119803539#Agent/alfred_a_knopf> ; # Alfred A. Knopf
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780307388186> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780224082426> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780307268075> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/191865420> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/119803539#Agent/alfred_a_knopf> # Alfred A. Knopf
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Alfred A. Knopf" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/119803539#Organization/pakistan_air_force> # Pakistan. Air Force.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Pakistan. Air Force." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/119803539#Person/zia_ul_haq_mohammad> # Mohammad Zia-ul-Haq
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Zia-ul-Haq" ;
    schema:givenName "Mohammad" ;
    schema:name "Mohammad Zia-ul-Haq" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1075723> # Presidents
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Presidents"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210275> # Pakistan.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Pakistan." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/875715> # Conspiracies
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Conspiracies"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/126722767> # Pakistan. Air Force
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Pakistan. Air Force" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/176698798> # Mohammad Zia-ul-Haq
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Zia-ul-Haq" ;
    schema:givenName "Mohammad" ;
    schema:name "Mohammad Zia-ul-Haq" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/85852519> # Mohammed Hanif
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Hanif" ;
    schema:givenName "Mohammed" ;
    schema:name "Mohammed Hanif" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780224082426>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0224082426" ;
    schema:isbn "9780224082426" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780307268075>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0307268071" ;
    schema:isbn "9780307268075" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780307388186>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0307388182" ;
    schema:isbn "9780307388186" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/608587279>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Case of exploding mangoes." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/191865420> ; # A case of exploding mangoes
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.