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A girl named disaster

Author: Nancy Farmer
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 2011, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While fleeing from Mozambique to Zimbabwe to escape an unwanted marriage, Nhamo, an eleven-year-old Shona girl, struggles to escape drowning and starvation and in so doing comes close to the luminous world of the African spirits.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Paranormal fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Adventure fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Farmer
ISBN: 9780545356626 0545356628
OCLC Number: 727710075
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 1997
Target Audience: 730
Description: 309 pages : maps ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Nancy Farmer.

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While fleeing from Mozambique to Zimbabwe to escape an unwanted marriage, Nhamo, an eleven-year-old Shona girl, struggles to escape drowning and starvation and in so doing comes close to the luminous world of the African spirits.

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