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Chronicler of the winds

Author: Henning Mankell; Tiina Nunnally
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Vintage books edView all editions and formats
Summary:
"In the hot African night a single gunshot cracks the silence. José Antonio traces the sound to the stage of the local theatre company, where he finds Nelio, the young prophetical leader of the city's street kids, crumpled in blood. Nelio refuses to be taken to the hospital but instead tells Jose his life's story: how bandits raided his village, his daring escape, and his struggle to survive on the streets. José  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fictional Work
Psychological fiction
Fiction
Romans
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henning Mankell; Tiina Nunnally
ISBN: 9780307280442 0307280446
OCLC Number: 122309559
Description: 233 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Comédia infantil.
Responsibility: Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Tiina Nunnally.

Abstract:

"In the hot African night a single gunshot cracks the silence. José Antonio traces the sound to the stage of the local theatre company, where he finds Nelio, the young prophetical leader of the city's street kids, crumpled in blood. Nelio refuses to be taken to the hospital but instead tells Jose his life's story: how bandits raided his village, his daring escape, and his struggle to survive on the streets. José is irrevocably changed. He becomes the Chronicler of the Winds, revealing Nelios's magical tale to all who will listen"--Publisher description.

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